Add more light to your photos! Check out this list of incredible light effect Photoshop add-ons. Paint the sky with a fantastic galaxy, or add a few light leaks to your Instagram selfies. This list can help you find the right light effect to make you shine!
Selected from the top lighting effect Photoshop add-ons on Envato Elements, this collection includes the best finds for 2023.
From star brushes to bokeh actions, use these Photoshop lighting effects to bring out the best in your work. We have plenty of light effect Photoshop tutorials too! Check out this great Light Leak tutorial from Marko Kožokar.
Top Light Effects Photoshop Add-Ons From Envato Elements for 2023
Spotlights, bokeh effects, action lighting effects and brushes make up this first list of goodies. Incorporate these Photoshop lighting effects from Envato Elements into your next project and bookmark your favorites!
If you use Photoshop and other design software on a daily basis, you should consider Envato Elements. This top subscription-based marketplace offers you unlimited digital creative assets for a flat monthly fee. Here's a selection of the best lighting effects Photoshop add-ons you can find there:
1. Cyberpunk Photoshop Action (ATN)
This cyberpunk light package for Photoshop works quickly to create a colorful effect. Just open your photo and click play on the action. Cyberpunk also gives you six color options to choose from, letting you create the look your project needs.
2. Light & Dark Photoshop Actions (ATN)
Add more drama to your work by playing with light and dark scenarios. This lighting effect for Photoshop will help you do just that with one easy-to-use action along with 20 color corrections. Mix and match color effects for more exciting results.
3. Premium Looks Photoshop Actions (ATN)
Transform your photos with stunning premium actions like this light package for Photoshop. Add the perfect balance of charm and nostalgia inspired by old film and more. Grab up this Photoshop lighting effect suite to get access to 12 beautiful effects and eight amazing light leaks.
4. Lights Photoshop Action (ATN)
Bring the spotlights to you. This lighting effect for Photoshop is great for musicians and artists. Use it to emphasize your style with more drama and personality. Get nine Photoshop light effects, four noise grain styles, and seven additional color effects. Check it out!
5. Aurora Light Photoshop Actions (ATN)
Or add the beautiful Aurora Light to your Photoshop action list. Inspired by the real-life wonder, this set includes 16 non-destructive Photoshop actions you can quickly customize. You can use this Photoshop lighting effect on both a Mac and PC with the latest versions of Photoshop.
6. Shimmer Photoshop Action (ATN, ABR)
Need some shimmer? Sparkle brightly with the Shimmer light package for Photoshop. Created by AB-Designer, this download includes an amazing light for Photoshop action that will fill your photos with glowing bokeh and sparkles. Watch the video tutorial that's also included to see how it's done.
7. Star Filters Pro (ATN)
You're a star. Make your photos look like it with this star filters pro set. This light for Photoshop download includes eight Photoshop actions with various star sizes and styles. First, choose the star you'd like, and then press the action to get started. Add it to your collection!
8. Miracle Photoshop Action (ATN, ABR)
Or create a miracle with this next lighting effect for Photoshop. Created by FD-Design, this action lighting effect adds fiery sparks and beams of light to your pictures. You can even control the light and spark directions for a completely custom result. Try this light for Photoshop with portrait and action photography.
9. Magic Photoshop Action (ATN)
Looking for magic lighting effects Photoshop add-ons? Just brush over the area where you'd like the effect, and then play the action. Get unlimited results for endless creativity and inspiration. This action works best with high-resolution images and Photoshop CS4 and above.
10. FilterGrade Light Leaks Bundle (ATN)
Photographers love to work with light leaks. Grab this next awesome light package for Photoshop made by designer filtergrade. It includes 32 easy-to-use light leak Photoshop actions and an additional collection of eight custom light effects. Use it with landscape or portrait photography.
11. Matrix Code Light Photoshop Action (ATN, PAT)
Transform your pictures into digital code! This Matrix light effects Photoshop action offers multilingual support and six wild colors. You'll get three compressed zip files with all the formats you need to get started. Get a different effect every time!
12. Impulse Light Photoshop Action (ATN, ABR)
Pump some energy into your pictures with the Impulse action lighting effect. This Photoshop lighting effect will help you get an energetic lightning effect. Download three formats for the Photoshop action, custom brushes, and a help file. Add this action lighting effect to your collection!
13. Energy 3 Photoshop Action (ATN, ABR)
If you've ever wanted to create photo manipulation art, then check out this next energy action. This Photoshop action is perfectly suited for designers and creatives looking for colorful effects for their albums, posters, and flyers. Check it out!
14. Hologram Photoshop Action (ATN, PAT)
Generate a hologram effect of your friend or pet! This hologram Photoshop action illustrates the look perfectly. Create holograms for your graphics, websites, or video games in seconds. Easy to navigate and use, this download includes action and pattern files.
15. FilterGrade Light Leaks Photoshop Actions (ATN)
Get state-of-the-art light leak Photoshop actions in this next set. Support and updates for this action are completely free, and you'll also get access to helpful video tutorials on YouTube. This action is compatible with Photoshop versions CS3 and above.
16. Animated Meteor Shower Photoshop Action (ATN)
Illustrate a fantastic meteor shower with just the click of a button. This Photoshop action creates a brilliant animated GIF effect with meteorites falling from the sky. Add it to your collection today!
17. Light Painting Action (ATN, ABR)
Paint onto your photo with a fascinating light action. This Photoshop action creates a beautiful sparkler effect that you can customize to any shape or text. Use it with Photoshop CS3 or later for the best results. Check it out!
18. Mythic Photoshop Action (ATN, ABR, PAT)
Fascinate your followers with this mythic Photoshop action. Create masterful smoke and light effects that are inspired by popular photo manipulation techniques. Made by designer Hemalaya1, this download includes action, brush, and pattern files.
19. PRISM Light FX Photoshop Action (ATN, PAT)
Prisms refract light and create a nice array of colors. You can get this same light effect with this Photoshop action download. The results are high-quality and are non-destructive to your original image. If you need help, this action comes with a useful readme file.
20. Boke-Aji: 80 Large Bokeh Brushes (ABR)
Or check out this next light brush Photoshop pack of 80 large bokeh brushes. Make your photos unique with bokeh variations that will go with just about any portrait or landscape photography. You'll get one Photoshop brush file with everything you need to get started.
21. 50 Light Leaks Photoshop Brushes (ABR)
Love light brush Photoshop sets? Add this next set of light leaks to your design arsenal. This set includes high-resolution brush textures that will work on many design and illustrative projects. Use it for paintings, posters, and photos.
22. 100 Spotlight Photoshop Brushes (ABR)
Need a spotlight? Here are 100! Check out this next fantastic light brush Photoshop set. This set helps you add incredible light effects with varying directions and light intensities. Use them as simple overlays or for photo manipulations.
23. 20 Starfield Photoshop Stamp Brushes (ABR)
Create a constellation that fills up the night. This Photoshop brush set includes 20 starfield brushes at high-resolution sizes. From tiny star dots to clusters of large ones, this set is perfect for any galaxy lover. Enjoy!
24. 30 Laser Photoshop Stamp Brushes (ABR)
Are you a Star Wars fan? Recreate its epic laser beams with these next Photoshop brushes. This pack includes 30 stamp brushes with cool laser light effects. Use them for overlays or visual effects for games and work.
25. 75 Sunshine Photoshop Stamp Brushes (ABR)
Stamp some sunshine onto anything with these beautiful Photoshop brushes. This next set includes 75 Photoshop brushes with high-resolution textures. Drop them onto invites, cards, or posters for a new stunning option. Add them to your arsenal!
26. Futuristic Light Effect Photoshop (ABR, PNG)
Check out this collection of high-quality light effect Photoshop brushes. Use them to create stunning effects for your projects. Aside from the brushes, the pack also contains ten transparent PNG files that you can use for textures.
27. Bluesa Light Streak Photoshop Action (ABR)
Give your photos the cool glow of blue light when you use Bluesa Light Streak Photoshop Action. The action keeps your original image untouched and creates its own layer for the effect.
28. Neon Lighting Effects Photoshop Action (ABR)
Love the look of neon lights? Well, check out Neon Lighting Effects Photoshop Action. This terrific effect is easy to apply in one click, but there is a help file included in case you get stuck.
29. Prism Light Photoshop (ATN, PNG)
Prism Light Photoshop contains 15 wonderful ring lens flare overlays that will take your photos from MEH to WOW. Get the most of these overlays by using them with the screen layer function. The pack includes a video tutorial.
30. Futuristic Photoshop Lighting Effects (ABR, PNG)
Looking for cool effects to spice up your photos or artwork? How about Futuristic Photoshop Lighting Effects? With these stunning lighting effect brushes, you can create gorgeous digital paintings or add incredible effects to your work.
31. Light Brush Photoshop (ABR)
Light Brush Photoshop contains 50 terrific light leaks that you can use as photo overlays, for digital photo manipulation, as visual effects, and as decorative elements for any project.
32. Magico Light Effect Photoshop (PSD)
When it comes to creating stunning light effects, you can't go wrong with Magico Light Effect Photoshop. The effects will help you achieve gorgeous light results in just a few clicks. Great for beginners and pros alike.
33. Light Streak Photoshop Action (ABR)
Light Streak Photoshop Action includes three sets of Photoshop brushes offering lens flares, light leaks, and light rays. Have fun trying them out on your next photo or use them all at once for a cool, trippy effect.
34. Photoshop Light Actions (ATN)
Love the look of vintage photos? Use Photoshop Light Actions on your photos. The package consists of 12 light leaks and four lens flares that are bound to add drama and a bit of retro magic to your images.
35. Light Streak Photoshop Action Brushes (ABR, PNG)
Light streaks are wild and exciting and a great way to add energy to a project. Happily, you don't have to worry about how to create your own from scratch because Light Streak Photoshop Action Brushes have been created to help you get just the effect you're after in no time at all. Just install the brushes and then experiment with each one to discover just the look you want.
36. Light Pack Photoshop (ATN)
Add an air of mystery, drama, or romance to your images when you use Light Pack Photoshop. With just a couple of clicks, the action can transform your photos in no time at all. The best part is that the action creates its own layer so that it doesn't touch your original image, and you can continue to edit the photo however you want.
37. Dual Photoshop Lighting Effects (PSD)
Lighting is everything in photography, and when the color of the light offers contrast, it is at its most effective. Dual Photoshop Lighting Effects does exactly what it says: transforms your images with a gorgeous dual light that is alluring and irresistible.
38. Photoshop Lighting Action (ATN, ABR, PAT)
It doesn't get cooler than Photoshop Lighting Action. This wonderful action adds a realistic light wall effect on any photo. The action won't touch your original photo; instead, it creates layers above it that you can manipulate more if you care to.
39. Photoshop Lightning Action Brushes (ABR)
When is lightning ever not cool, magical, and attention-getting? The answer is probably: never. That's why, when you are looking to add a lightning effect to your photos, you need to choose Photoshop Lightning Action Brushes pack. The pack contains 50 high-quality lightning strike and lightning bolt brushes, plus thunderstorm effects. How awesome is that?
40. Light Pack Photoshop (PSD)
Love light leaks? Add them to your chosen photos in no time at all when you use Light Pack Photoshop. The wonderful photo effects are contained in Smart Object layers that allow you to customize your photos with light leaks in just a few clicks.
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You can create awesome Photoshop lighting effects by just using these assets. Make sure to grab up your favorites and check out more Photoshop inspiration below.
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And if you're looking to create your own Photoshop actions, check out these useful tutorials from our Envato Tuts+ instructors!
- How to Create an Instagram Filter Photoshop ActionMelody Nieves25 Jan 2021
- How to Create a Palette Knife Photoshop ActionMarko Kožokar17 Jul 2020
- How to Create an Ink Sketch Photoshop ActionMarko Kožokar26 May 2020
- How to Create Pop Art Photo Effects With Photoshop ActionsJohn Negoita24 Dec 2020
- How to Create a Smoke Effect Photoshop ActionMonika Zagrobelna04 Mar 2021
- 25+ Best New Photoshop Actions & Photo Effects for 2023Melody Nieves23 Dec 2022
- How to Create a Cool Glitch Photo Effect in Adobe PhotoshopMelody Nieves29 Jun 2022
- How to Make an Ocean Wave in PhotoshopMelody Nieves24 Oct 2022
- The Must-Have Adobe Photoshop Assets for Designers and Digital ArtistsMary Winkler25 Oct 2022
This has been a selection of premium resources perfect for the avid creator. For more creative resources, check out Envato Elements.