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Best Resources of 2017: Amazing Photoshop Actions & Photo Effects

2017 has been a year of impressive effects! Add custom flares and more to your work with our premium options.

33 Amazing Photoshop Actions & Photo Effects

Install Photoshop actions to unlock brilliant photo effects. Transform your social media with high-quality filters and modern aesthetics.

Today, we bring you 33 of the best Photoshop actions from Envato Market and Envato Elements. These actions are designed to help you edit in less time, so you can enjoy life!

Featuring some of the best-selling items of 2017, these actions are perfect for any selfie lover, wedding photographer, or Photoshop enthusiast.

Enjoy professionally made templates that are easy to use. Or get quality help from the photo experts at Envato Studio.

How to Use Photoshop Actions

New to Photoshop? Learn how to install and use Photoshop actions from these tutorials:

Architectum 2 - Sketch Tools Photoshop Action

First up is Architectum 2, a Photoshop action recently updated with 10 additional effects. The unique algorithm creates a brilliant architectural drawing in less time. Best used with buildings and objects, this action includes 20 color presets and fully editable elements.

Architectum 2 - Sketch Tools Photoshop Action

Gif Animated Ephemera Photoshop Action

Make clouds billow out from your photos with this Ephemera Photoshop action. Great for beginners, this action helps you create an animated GIF for impressive effects. Download this action to try it out!

Gif Animated Ephemera Photoshop Action

Perfectum 2 - Watercolor Artist Photoshop Action

Create beautiful artistic effects with this watercolor action. Tested on multiple versions of Photoshop, this action generates a realistic watercolor look in only two steps. Just brush over your photo and play the action to try it out!

Perfectum 2 - Watercolor Artist Photoshop Action

Caramel Wedding Photoshop Action

Drench your wedding photos with a delicious caramel color scheme. This Photoshop action will speed up your post processing for better, faster effects. Enjoy two style options suitable for wedding and event photography.

Caramel Wedding Photoshop Action

Dimension Photoshop Action

Step into another dimension with this epic photo effect. This dimension Photoshop action creates an exquisite glass effect that mirrors your subject. Just fill in the subject with color and press play. It's simple and easy!

Dimension Photoshop Action

Photo Effect Photoshop Actions

Achieve professional results in less time! This Photoshop action bundle includes 25 actions suitable for anyone interested in photography. Each action was created with precise calibrations to give you 25 options with various styles.

Photo Effect Photoshop Actions

Van Gogh Art Photoshop Action

Now that the new Van Gogh movie is out, you can try out this impressive action! It turns any photo into a wonderful work of art. Recreate Vincent Van Gogh's famous Impressionist style with just a few clicks! Try it out today!

Van Gogh Art Photoshop Action

Soft Focus 3 Photoshop Action

Soft focus photography creates a beautiful dreamy effect. And you can replicate this look for weddings, photo shoots, and more! Download this action to get access to a professional action compatible with CS5 and above.

Soft Focus 3 Photoshop Action

Animated Fire Photoshop Action

This fiery Photoshop action makes any photo look awesome. Use it to generate a high-quality fire animation to bring your photos to life. This packages comes with 12 color presets and 20 fire loops.

Animated Fire Photoshop Action

Geometric Art Photoshop Action

This next Photoshop action breaks up your photo into triangles and circles. It's inspired by the latest trends in geometric design and transforms your photo for a cool effect. Download this package to get access to the action and its support files.

Geometric Art Photoshop Action

Double Exposure Photoshop Actions

Blend two images together for a stunning result. This Photoshop action creates the trendy double exposure look in less time. Get access to 235 light effects, 33 texture overlays, and so much more!

Double Exposure Photoshop Actions

Impressionist Photoshop Action

Master your brushwork with just one click. Inspired by the work of Impressionist painters, this Photoshop action is easy to use and incredibly detailed. It comes with fully organized layers that are easy to move around to create the paint effect you want.

Impressionist Photoshop Action

Artist Photoshop Action

Show off your artistic creations! Play this action to create an artistic look with traditional art accents. Or hide the watercolor option for an extraordinary sketch effect. Get two amazing looks in one professional package.

Artist Photoshop Action

Instant Hipster – 27 Instagram Filters

Designed to emulate Instagram's famous selection, this Photoshop action suite includes 27 filters with impressive effects. Instantly generate trendy colors and photo effects to transform your profiles.

Instant Hipster  27 Instagram Filters

Blizzard Photoshop Action

Or transform your action shots with this blizzard Photoshop action. Build the look of this snow effect by repeatedly playing the action until you're happy with the amount. Enjoy realistic results in less time. Give it a try!

Blizzard Photoshop Action

Cinematic Photoshop Actions

Life feels like a movie, so now you can make it look like one. This awesome bundle includes 25 Photoshop actions for cinematic effects. Simulate the best movie effects from famous titles like "300" and "Alice in Wonderland."

Cinematic Photoshop Actions

Abstract Color Photoshop Action

Make your photos pop with abstract colors and geometric elements! This incredible action works with Photoshop versions CS3 and above. It's easy to use and includes color adjustments for a high-quality result.

Abstract Color Photoshop Action

Premium Looks Photoshop Actions

Make your images look dramatic with bold colors and light effects. This premium pack includes 12 gorgeous effects with 8 amazing light leaks. They're fully editable and lightning fast. Enjoy!

Premium Looks Photoshop Actions

Mixed Media Photoshop Action

Show your photos off as works of art. This mixed media action creates an epic effect great for action shots like the photo below. It has been tried and tested on Photoshop versions CS4 and above and includes over 100 automated actions.

Mixed Media Photoshop Action

Gif Animated Fog Photoshop Action

Reveal your photos with an incredible fog effect. This Photoshop action creates an animated GIF perfect for Twitter and Instagram. You'll get amazing color effects and several direction choices to help customize the effect fast.

Gif Animated Fog Photoshop Action

8 Watercolor and Acrylic Painting FX

Ever wanted to become an artist? Now you can recreate the look of watercolor and acrylic paint with this suite of actions. Generate eight traditional painting effects for a realistic look. Also included are seamless textures made with real paint!

8 Watercolor and Acrylic Painting FX

Vintage Sketch Photoshop Action

Add a realistic sketch effect to your work with vintage paint elements. This action is well organized with many layers to make customization as easy as possible. Watch the detailed video included for more instruction.

Vintage Sketch Photoshop Action

35 Duotone Photo Effects

You won't want to miss out on this next pack of photo effects! Create stunning duotone color schemes with this Photoshop package! Simply drag and drop your photos into the easy-to-use smart objects. Mix and match for more variations.

35 Duotone Photo Effects

Da Vinci Style Sketch Photoshop Action

Recreate the look of Leonardo da Vinci's famous sketches with this Photoshop action. This package includes the action, brush, and pattern files along with 15 image files to try out the effect. Watch the official video tutorial to see how it works!

Da Vinci Style Sketch Photoshop Action

Rustic Wedding Presets for Lightroom & Photoshop

This must-have collection includes 50 extraordinary presets for both Lightroom and Photoshop. Create that gorgeous rustic wedding you've always wanted and faster than ever before. Get beautiful natural tones and authentic movie style effects just like the pros!

Rustic Wedding Presets for Lightroom  Photoshop

Glory Photoshop Action

This glorious Photoshop action creates colorful lighting effects with flares and sparks. Choose from eight different light directions and lots of color options! We're sure you'll love this look!

Glory Photoshop Action

Urbania Photoshop Actions

There are many opportunities to create stunning moments when shooting in a city. Take advantage of these professional actions to bring your work to life. Incorporate grain and grit into your photography for an epic street appeal.

Urbania Photoshop Actions

Digital Sketch Photoshop Action

Turn your pets into beautiful digital sketches! Or have fun with your own photos! Save time with this two-step action for high-quality results. Watch the detailed video tutorial to see how it works!

Digital Sketch Photoshop Action

Glitch Photoshop Action

Make your photos stand out with a wicked glitch effect. This Photoshop action creates the corrupted look with just one click! For best result, try this effect with high-resolution photography. We know you'll love this look!

Glitch Photoshop Action

Modern Graphic Poster Action

Enjoy the minimalist vibes of this modern poster action. This action creates a graphic poster that is both bold and stylish. And since it has many color options available, you'll have many design options to choose from.

Modern Graphic Poster Action

Cartoon Photoshop Action

What would you look like as a cartoon? Test it out with this Photoshop action. Distort your photo or even a friend's face with this high-resolution action built for Photoshop CS5 and above. It's super easy to edit and fun to use!

Cartoon Photoshop Action

Sparkler Photoshop Action

Add a quick sparkler effect to any picture! Simply paint in the area where you would like to apply the effect and press play! Instantly the action will create an impressive light effect that is easy to customize. Give it a go today!

Sparkler Photoshop Action

12 Beautiful Wedding Effects

Take your wedding photography to new heights! Add beautiful effects in just a few seconds. These colorful actions simulate subtle faded looks perfect for wedding photography. Enjoy 12 incredible effects that you can easily customize.

12 Beautiful Wedding Effects

Conclusion

This list features exciting resources for the avid designer familiar with Adobe Photoshop. For additional help with your photo needs, enlist the skills of a talented professional by choosing one of the amazing designers from Envato Studio.

And with loads of photo effects available at your fingertips, chances are we've missed a few to add to your personal collection. Be sure to browse Envato Market and Envato Elements for more resources, and let us know your favorites in the comments below!

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