Photoshop actions and tutorials

A Photoshop action is simply a pre-configured step or series of steps that can be applied to a photograph. In other words, if you normally have to do 15 things to change a photo the way you would like to change it you could write or find an action that does the same thing and have Photoshop execute all of the steps inside the action automatically.

The following sites have Photoshop actions and tutorials:

Here is a tutorial on how to install and use a Photoshop Action:


Here is a more in-depth reference on actions, including info on how to create them:

Trevor Morris Photographics

Here is a list of good places to find Photoshop actions and tutorials:


Look through the forums on for all sorts of good Photoshop stuff. If you are interested in Flash or other design tools Kirupa is an awesome resource for things outside of Photoshop also.

Emanuele Feronato’s blog="
This guy created a great lomographic photoshop action. Not sure if it is true Lomography but it adds some great looking contrast and tinting to photos.

Photoshop Action Addiction
Many of the actions on this site are free and some you have to pay for.

ELATED ActionKits
They have several ‘kits’ with multiple actions for free and some other things that cost money.
This is a great list of links to Photoshop references from suesstudio network on If the direct link does not work just paste it into your browser.

If you have any other good sites please add them in a comment.

Photoshop actions and tutorials

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