Open/Close Navigation

35 Fresh and Free Photoshop Actions

Every now and then we like to showcase freebies that can designers can use to save some of their own time. Quality Photoshop actions can be great resources to have in your arsenal because in the right situation they can drastically reduce the amount of time that you have to spend to get the photo effects that you are after.

There are actions that can help you to get all kinds of different effects and looks for your photos. Some of those actions can be downloaded for free, and others must be purchased. In this post we’ll put a spotlight on free Photoshop actions. With freebies the quality is sometimes not up to the standards that you would get with premium, but the free actions showcased here are very good quality and should prove to be quite useful for you.

In this post you’ll find a variety of different types of actions to create all different types of effects. Hopefully you’ll find a few that can prove to be useful by saving some of your own time. Whether you work on photos for clients or photos of your own, the right Photoshop actions can be a great resource to have on hand.

Washed Matte Action

Washed Matte Action

Intense Cinema Action

Intense Cinema Action

Aged Black & White Action

Aged B&W Action

Retro Cross Action

Retro Cross Action

Faded Photoshop Action

Faded Photoshop Action

PS Retro Action

PS Retro Action

Overcast Action

Overcast Action

Matte Action

Matte Action

Vintage Actions – Light Leaks

Light Leak Actions

Vintage – Retro 2 Actions

Vintage Retro Actions

Flashback Action

Flashback Action

Old Film Action

Old Film Action

Black & White Action

Black & White Action

HDR Action

HDR Action

Bold B&W HDR Action

Bold B&W HDR Action

High Contrast Matte Black & White Action

High Contrast Matte Black & White Action

Summer Haze Action

Summer Haze Action

PSD + ATN 4

PSD + ATN 4

Soft Haze Action

Soft Haze Action

Vintage Dream Action

Vintage Dream Action

Faded Film Action

Faded Film Photoshop Action

Vintage Gold Action

Vintage Gold Action

Vintage Action

Vintage Action

Mini Collection

FilterGrade-Mini-Collection

Baby Peach Action

Baby Peach Action

StarStruck Action

Star Struck Action

Free Photoshop Action Collection

Free Actions Collection

37 Photoshop Actions

Free_Photoshop_actions_collage_grande

Quality Photo Effect Actions

Quality Photo Effect Actions

Retro Filters Actions

Retro Filters Actions

Violet Light Leak Action

Violet Light Leak Action

Faded Cross Processed Action

Faded Cross Processed Action

Unbroken Action

Unbroken Action

Cross Processing Action

Cross Processing Action

Vintage Matte Action

Vintage Matte Action

For more Photoshop actions please see:

Looking for hosting? WPEngine offers secure managed WordPress hosting. You’ll get expert WordPress support, automatic backups, and caching for fast page loads.

Join the Newsletter

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter chalked full of useful tips, techniques, and design goodies.

Popular WordPress Themes

More Design Inspiration

BlueHost