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30+ Best New Photoshop Actions & Photo Effects (Updated for 2023)

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Photoshop actions transform your photos with just one click! Save countless hours with fast photo effects for incredible results.

Today we bring you an amazing collection of 30+ new Photoshop effects packs and photo effects from Envato Elements. This selection features the latest Photoshop effects and actions to hit the scene for 2023.

If you're looking for the best new Photoshop effects packs and actions for your collection, Envato Elements is the best place to go.  For a low monthly fee, enjoy unlimited downloads. On Envato Elements, you can also download the best graphic templates, actions and presets, royalty-free photos, and more.

30+ Best New and Modern Photoshop Actions

1. Cracked Wall Photo Effect (PSD, JPG)

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Are you looking for amazing Photoshop actions for your projects? Why don't you try this cool Photoshop action cracked wall effect?

Your image will have an amazing, eye-catching effect. This new PSD action works with smart object replacement, and it's super easy to use.

2. Watercolor Portrait Effect (ATN, PAT)

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If you're after the newest Photoshop actions for portraits, you're in luck. This watercolor Photoshop action will instantly give your portraits an incredible look. Take your images to the next level with this cool Photoshop effects pack.

3. Winter Portrait Snow Effect (ATN, ABR)

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Winter means moody portraits with a cold look, and you can achieve it in a few clicks with these Photoshop actions for portraits. The download includes an action file, a brush file, and all the instructions to make outstanding winter portraits.

4. Prism Effect Photoshop (PSD)

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What are the most popular Photoshop effects for next year? This prism effect Photoshop is one of them! This cool Photoshop action features Smart Object Replacement and organized layers, which makes it an easy-to-use action.

5. Realistic Vector Cartoon Action Photoshop (ATN, PSD)

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Cartoon effects are really fun Photoshop actions to have in your collection. This cartoon action Photoshop kit will easily turn any image into a realistic vector cartoon. It's easy to use and works in all software languages. Give it a try and surprise your friends with these fun Photoshop actions.

6. Cracked and Chipped Photo Effect (PSD)

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Do you need amazing Photoshop actions to grab everyone's attention? Here's a Photoshop action cracked effect you cannot miss.

All it takes is a few clicks, and you'll have a realistic cracked effect on your image. This will make amazing posters and more. Photoshop action cracked effects are some of the most popular this year.

7. Watercolor Photoshop Action for Portraits (PSD)

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Watercolor is one of the most popular Photoshop effects year after year. Hop on the trend with this cool watercolor Photoshop action.

If you want to transform your images into works of art, this Photoshop action for portraits is for you. Use it on high-resolution images for the best results.

8. Fragment Photo Effect (PSD)

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2023 is the year to use amazing Photoshop actions. This new action is an attention-grabber that will transform any image.

The prism effect Photoshop action uses Smart Object Replacement and features organized layers and files for an easy workflow.

9. Posterize Photo Effect (ATN)

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Do you love cartoon effects, but you aren't the best at drawing? Let a cartoon action Photoshop kit do the work for you! This amazing Photoshop action is perfect for everyone who's looking for a realistic cartoon effect. It's easy to use and it works in a few clicks. Try it today.

10. Horror Distortion Photo Effect (PSD)

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This is one of the most amazing Photoshop actions if you're after a scary, mysterious final result. Easily create a horror distortion photo effect with this kit. It uses Smart Object Replacement, so you'll have a unique result in just a few clicks.

11. PRISM Effect Photoshop Action (ATN, PAT)

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If you like the prism effect, you'll love this new Photoshop action. Prism Light FX includes 11 lighting textures to give your images a unique look. This new PSD effects pack is non-destructive and easy to apply!

12. Cyberpunk Photoshop Action (ATN)

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The cyberpunk look is a trending effect. Apply it to your images in just one click with this new Photoshop action. The Cyberpunk Photoshop PSD effects pack includes six duotone neon colors to choose from.

13. Double Light Photoshop Action (ATN, PAT)

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Experiment with light in this dynamic and visually interesting Photoshop action! Mix different colors for a wide variety of visually interesting special effects. It's easy to apply these Photoshop Elements actions to your favorite photos.

14. Falltime Photoshop Actions (ATN)

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Enhance your photos with this beautiful set of four toning Photoshop actions, perfect for enhancing nature photography or portraits. Check out the examples; it really makes a big difference! It's one of the best Photoshop retouching actions we've got.

15. Anaglyph Photoshop Actions (ATN)

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Isn't this a visually interesting effect? This PSD effects pack of actions comes with 4 basic anaglyph and 11 experimental anaglyph Photoshop actions for you to enjoy and experiment with, using your favorite photos.

16. Infrared Photoshop Actions (ATN)

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With 5 infrared actions and 12 style presets of film noir, there's a lot to experiment with here. In just a few clicks, you can reimagine some of your photos with a whole new look and feel. Check out the demo images; they're awesome! This is one of the most popular Photoshop actions on Envato Elements.

17. Fervent 2 Photoshop Action (ATN, ABR)

Looking for modern Photoshop actions? Check out this dramatic Photoshop action. Use it to manipulate your photos: create explosions, lighting effects, clouds, and more. It's fast, easy to use, and it won't damage your original photos, so it's easy to dig in and experiment.

18. Color Festival Photoshop Action (ATN, ABR)

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Add an exciting burst of color to your favorite photos. This Photoshop action could help accentuate movement, add interest and variety, and much more—taking something like a jump and making it an extraordinary explosion of color. 

19. 20 Summer Duotone Photoshop Actions (ATN)

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Looking for cool Photoshop actions for designers? There's so much to choose from in this lovely set of Photoshop actions. Purples, greens, yellows—take your photos and add a stylish duotone to craft just the right aesthetic for your next project—you have 20 to choose from.

20. Watercolor Photoshop Actions (ATN)

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Add a watercolor effect to your photos in just four easy steps—and a click! These Photoshop retouching actions come with five different color options and yield such lovely, textured results. 

21. Smoky Double Exposure Photoshop Actions (ATN, PSD, PNG)

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Create beautiful, colorful photo effects with these Photoshop actions. The example PSDs are included, as well as ink spatters, brush drawings, and a help file, too. What colors would you combine in this effect? 

22. Concept Sketch Photoshop Action (ATN, ABR, PAT)

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This is such a cool Photoshop action! After you've created your result, you can modify it to achieve different effects! It also includes brushes that you can use to further personalize your imagery.

23. Wall Of Lights Photoshop Action (ATN, PAT)

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Looking for the most popular Photoshop actions? Design a beaming wall of lights! This Photoshop action makes it easy to turn any subject into a rock star. Enjoy 20 color effects with fully editable graphical elements. Also included is a detailed video walkthrough and guide.

24. Sky Replacer Photoshop Actions (ATN)

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Easily replace the skies in your photos with this essential Photoshop action. Featuring an incredible auto-masking option, this action allows you to easily swap out the sky before tweaking the overall brightness and saturation. Presto! You'll be done before you know it. That's why this is one of the best Photoshop Elements actions.

25. Pen Sketch Photoshop Action (ATN, ABR, PAT)

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Every traditional artist knows that ink pens are very difficult to work with. But you can achieve that fabulous pen sketch look with this Photoshop action. Follow the step-by-step video tutorial to watch the process unfold, and then try it out yourself! No wonder it's one of our best Photoshop actions.

26. Color Fusion Photoshop Actions (ATN)

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Blend abstract shapes with eye-popping color palettes using this Color Fusion action pack. Discover vibrant color schemes to draw in more followers and engagement. Included in this pack are six files, eight lighting angles, and several color presets.

27. FilterGrade Light Leaks Bundle (ATN)

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Light leaks are an essential asset for photographers. Simply overlay them over any image for a realistic film look. This pack includes 32 easy light leaks designed specifically for Adobe Photoshop. They're subtle and non-obtrusive and include eight additional film effects. These are some of the best Photoshop retouching actions.

28. Textum Lettering Photoshop Action (ATN, ABR, PAT)

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One of the easiest ways to improve your projects is with a Photoshop action. Textum, one of the best Photoshop text actions, features watercolor and sketch effects that will blow you away. Blend your favorite quotes and images together for a one-of-a-kind look. Try it out today!

29. Grunge 2 Photoshop Action (ATN, ABR, PAT)

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Add mind-blowing grunge styles and color grading to your photos. This Photoshop action works well on rustic-looking photography. It was made for creatives who want that cinematic look. No professional skills necessary. Check it out!

30. Tattoo Photoshop Action (ATN, ABR)

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Get inked with epic tattoos created from your photos. Suitable for Photoshop versions CS3 and above, this awesome action creates high-end visual results in seconds. Follow the simple video walkthrough to watch the effect unfold.

31. Mix Art 3 Photoshop Action (ATN, ABR, PAT)

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Draw abstract effects right on your canvas without ever using a pencil. This mixed art Photoshop action is great for beginners. Create vintage-looking traditional drawings in only a few moments. Tweak the style to fit your needs for all of your favorite social media outlets.

32. Digital Art Photoshop Action (ATN, ABR, PAT)

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Painting your very own digital art is as easy as pressing play. This Photoshop action creates that realistic, hand-painted look in just seconds. It's been tried and tested on Photoshop versions CS5 and above and also includes a helpful video tutorial. 

33. Dystopian Photoshop Actions (ATN)

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Let's take a look at Dystopian, a lightning-fast action bundle. Apply futuristic neon colors to your nighttime scenes with this pack of Photoshop actions. All the effects are pre-rendered, so you won't have to test them out one by one. Enjoy this download!

Discover More Awesome Photoshop Actions and Resources

This list features exciting resources for the avid designer familiar with Adobe Photoshop. And with loads of new Photoshop actions available at your fingertips, chances are we've missed a few to add to your personal collection. Be sure to browse Envato Elements for more resources.

New to Photoshop? Follow along with our experts in these great lessons:

Wondering how to install Photoshop actions and how to use Photoshop actions? Why not check out these great videos from the Envato YouTube channel:

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