Instagram filters are simple tools that can make you a millionaire. How? Really simple, by choosing cool effect filters you will make picture more attractive: more comments, shares, traffic = more money. The Instagram platform showcase your world to a very large audience. That means to boost followers, traffic to your accounts, you must think twice what to share there by adding only super awesome photos.
But at first what are filters and how they work. Basically filters are mini scripts, algorithms, pre-set path to add some build in features to an object. For example add some fog or blur. Filters are meant for non designers how aren’t familiar to close with Photoshop because you can create really fantastic effect with one click.
Some of the most popular Instagram filters are Clarendon, Juno, Sierra, and Valencia. Those who use Instagram know these filters very well so I will not describe each of them. Just in one word: they are awesome. But there is one but… These filters are available only on Instagram and sometimes you want to enhance picture to share with friends or to print it without sharing. For this you can use the old good friend: Adobe Photoshop – the best graphics editing tool.
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One of the most easy feature that can use all of us are a Photoshop actions – a series of recorded steps by the designer to help a photographer achieve a look without having to manually apply each process. So you can add an action to Photoshop, click start and to your picture will be applied effects that are build in to this action. That means in Photoshop you can create same effects that you can create with Instagram filters (if you have similar Photoshop actions).
There are a lot of cool actions but today we focus on Instagram, therefore I surfed in internet to find the best Photoshop actions that will help you create magic Instagram effects and found 30 free and paid actions. Some are identical like you can use at Instagram like Valencia or Clarendon, but some you will not find there, that will helps you create more unique photos without knowing anything about how to create effects in Photoshop in just a few minutes.
Using these Instagram filters allow you to share stunning photos in Instagram or any other social medias. Totally in this post we have 30 stunning Instagram effects that you can create with Photoshop. Please share this very informative Insta post if you found it useful and please share if you know good action or filter so we could update post with new effects.
Paid Instagram Filters – Photoshop Actions
At first we will show you few premium Photoshop actions for those who do want search and test free ones as premium filters guarantee quality. That means you can count on very good enhanced pictures without worrying about will actions work or not. One one more that is very useful is that you will get always free support, for example if you will not understand how to work with actions and other questions.
This Pack includes actions for filters such as: 1977, Clarendon, Mayfair, Retro, Earlybird, Inkwell and many more. All you need to do is load the action Set in Photoshop and start playing the individual actions upon your chosen file. All actions are easy to use, non-destructive to your file and fully editable.
All Instagram Filter – 40 Photoshop Action. This action is designed to transform your photo’s into instagram filter look. This package contain all Instagram effect: 01- Clarendon 02- Gingham 03- Moon 04-Lark 05- Reyes 06- Juno 07- Slumber 08- Crema 09- Ludwig 10- Aden 11- Perpetua 12- Amaro 13- Mayfair 14- Rise 15- Hudson 16- Valencia 17- X-Pro II 18- Sierra 19- Willow 20- Lo-Fi 21- Inkwell 22- Hefe 23- Nashville 24- Stinson 25- Vesper 26- Earlybird 27- Brannan 28- Sutro 29- Toaster 30- Walden 31- 1977 32- Kelvin 33- Maven 34- Ginza 35- Skyline 36- Dogpatch 37- Brooklyn 38- Helena 39- Ashby 40- Charmes
These actions are designed to transform your photos into Instagram effect Photoshop Action. The action has been tested and working on Photoshop. Instructions:
1. Open Photoshop.
2. On the “Window” tab, click “Actions”, once the window has opened you will see an arrow pointing right in the top right hand corner, click this then click “Load Actions”.
3. In the end you just have to choose your action and click the play button.
Instargam Sunlight Effect. This action is designed to transform your photos into “Instagram Sunlight effect” Photoshop Action.
It is Instagram Effect Action for Adobe Photoshop, and you will love it. And, it has 8 Photoshop Action. Product Features:
Easy to edit
Work with Cs 2 above
One click editio
Work with JPG, JPEG, PNG, TIFF
With duotone filters, you can give a simple yet trendy and cool color effect to your photos. This product comes with Facebook/ Instagram Ad design options + 99 Duotone colors + an extra PSD for you to quickly preview all the 99 colors at once.
This is a Photoshop template that already comes with all the necessary layers built in the template. No actions are required to use it, therefore, unlike most of the other duotone projects available on the market, your Photoshop language preferences shouldn’t interfere in the creation process.
Instagram Wedding Pack includes 24 unique instagram templates with alternate color styles that are great to showcase your wedding, or complement your wedding photos. The pack requires Adobe Photoshop. This pack has 24 unique templates, 12 alternate styled templates, 12 gold foil styled templates.
Instagram Filter – Photoshop Actions. This action is designed to transform your photo’s into Instagram filter look. This pack features are 45 Instagram filter actions, 37 adjustment workflow actions, actions easily modified and customized, detailed installation instructions included
Free Cool Instagram Filters to use with Photoshop