Massive Collection of Photo Editing Tutorials and Photoshop Actions

You don’t have to be a professional photographer and have thousands of dollars worth of equipment to have a lovely collection of photographs in your album or on your Flickr account; especially if you learn some techniques or download some Photoshop actions from this post!

If you have Photoshop (or something similar) editing your dull photos using simple techniques or actions can make a huge difference. This post has a great selection of tutorials to help improve your photo-editing skills, and if you don’t want to or just don’t have the time to edit hundreds of photos, there’s a huge selection of great actions which you can download and use on all your photos!

Part 1: Photo-Editing Tutorials

Learning how to correctly edit your photos is great if you want to add that extra something to your photography, whether your a complete amateur or a long-term professional photographer. To learn those skills, we have made a small selection of tutorials on various subjects such as how to recolor your old black and white photographs, how to fix the common problem of over-exposed sky, and how to add dynamic lighting to your flat photographs.

Edit an Image in Photoshop to Add Some Pizazz!

Return Colors to a Black and White Photo

Create a Colorful Portrait with Easy Lighting Effects

Fixing Over-Exposed Sky

Colorizing a Vintage Photograph

Vintage Effect in Photoshop

Restoring Color in Bland Images using Photoshop

Neutralizing Color Casts with the Photo Filter

Low Vibrancy Photo Effect in Photoshop

Retouching a Studio Portrait

Coloring an Old Black and White Photo

Selective Sepia in Photographs

Dark Light Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Exposure Blending in Photoshop

Add Dynamic Lighting to a Flat Photograph

Hand Coloring a Black and White Photo in Photoshop

Infrared Photo Effect in Photoshop

Using Masks to Improve Landscape Images

Coloring Effects in Photoshop

Part 2: Photo-Editing Photoshop Actions

If you find you don’t have enough time to edit every one of your photographs you can use actions. Photoshop already has a small selection of built-in actions, but there simply isn’t enough choice! For that reason, we have compiled a huge collection of some of the best free Photoshop actions on the world wide web.

Simply download the actions, drop the file into your Actions Preset folder, and away you go! Don’t forget you can run actions automatically using Photoshops Automate feature by going to File > Batch > Automate – although be sure to make a back-up of your original images in case something doesn’t turn out right!

Photo Coloring 11.2

Diabolic Action

Soft Touch Action

300 Action

Cross-Processing ATN

Retro Action

Vivid Blur

Eye Color

Color Enhancing Actions

Retro Love Action

Color Actions 2

Dazzle Effects

Dazzle Effects 3

Dazzle Effects 4

B+W Edition

Action 004

Action 003

Stylish Sepia

SA-Cool Actions 1.05

Old Photo Action

Vintage Photo

Retro Vintage Action

Dream Blur Action

Photoshop Actions

Skin Smoothing

Photo Coloring II

Photo Coloring 11

Cool Photo Effect Action

Noiseless Retro Actions

Photo Improvement v1

Soft Elegance Actions

Split Toning Action

InFection Action

High Ke Action

Action Pack 1

Black and White Sepia Action

Actions 2.06

Cross-Processing Action 1

Hand-Colored Vintage Photo ATN

IR Effect Look

Dim and Jade Action

Wedding Enhancers Action Kit

50 Photoshop Postwork Actions

Action 1.06

Pack Actions 01

Caitlins Actions

Photoshop Actions

Actions 1.07

Photoshop Actions

Photoshop Actions

Wedding Theme Actions

Photoshop Actions

Photoshop Actions

Action Set 1

Photoshop Actions

Photoshop Actions

Photoshop Actions

Action Set 3

Photo Enhancement Actions

Enhancing Skin Color Action

Polaroid Generator v1

guteCharlotte Color 02

Color Actions

Rather Large Set of Actions

Photoshop Action 2

Lovely Action

Your Turn To Talk

I hope you enjoyed this post and found some great resources. Please take a minute to share your thoughts by leaving a comment below :)

Comments

  1. says

    Cheers Callum should surely be useful for those needing to brush up on their retouching skills. Its good to see people that havent surfaced before in the list – and actions are underrated but make batch processing painless

  2. says

    Wow and Wow!!! This is a great collection of resources. Definitely I’ll try them (not all ha ha :D). At least 10 or 20. Great work. Thank You very much. Keep up the good work.

  3. says

    Wow !! huge resources for me. Great collection. No doubt that this post really helpful for any graphics designer. Thanks for sharing this huge list of photo retouch and photoshop tutorials. :)

  4. says

    Splendid collection, Callum. You must have spent a lot of time collecting these.
    This post really means business :) Bookmarked!! and promoted :)

  5. says

    Hi, i was looking at your work. All i have to say is wow! impressive. I ve been working in photoshop for almost all my career and i have yet to produce such high quality results that you do. I wanted to ask you a question, do you use any filters or photoshop plugins?

  6. says

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