Photoshop actions are automated sets of commands that are executed in a particular order to gain or achieve an effect on an image. Actions are usually used for fast photo editing and such, and are an alternative to downloading Photoshop Filters. In this article, we will give you some free actions for Photoshop that generate vintage effect.
List of Free Vintage Actions for Photoshop
Here are 12 cool vintage actions for Photoshop:
1. 10 Amazing Free Vintage Photography Actions
If you are looking for subtle and light PS actions that generate vintage effect, then you’ve chosen the right one. It has 10 variations, ranging from colored ones to effect-generating ones such as mist or glow.
2. Photoshop Actions Sunny
This is a great vintage effect for a warm color scheme on your photo. It is a perfect PS action for pictures taken in the morning.
3. Vintage Effect -PS Actions-
This is a nice set of subtle PS actions for vintage effect, although you just have to make adjustments to the layer names for the action to run smoothly.
4. Instagram Filters as Photoshop Actions
Instagram is no doubt one of the top photo-sharing sites today with its vintage filters, and someone experimented on making a replica (though not perfect, but close) of some of the app’s filters.
5. Bella Action
If you want a more girly pink vintage effect for your photo then this is a good download, not only because it’s light weight, but it’s also easy to use.
6. Vintage Actions
This Action set comes in two variations: Dark Vintage Action (a bit similar to Instagram’s X-Pro filter) and Light Vintage Action (a bit yellow-ish). It is compatible with any Photoshop version.
7. Unspoken Action
This PS action generates a vintage, cinematic effect with a green tint. It also sharpens the details and allows you to control some of the parameters.
8. LITHPRINT hard boiled
This is a high quality vintage PS action that generates an old, antique brown effect on your photo, making it truly vintage. It also generates textures to make the vintage effect realistic. This is perfect if you want to make a fake antique photo from a modern one.
9. Vintage Action Set 4
Here is a nice set of 4 cool vintage Actions for PS and each one is unique. Each of the actions, however, has a lot of steps but the results are great.
10. HipstaRev – Actions Pack 1
Hipstamatic is an iPhone and Windows Phone app much like Instagram, but isn’t available for Android users. This pack mimics three of the app’s filters, but has a lot of steps and requires the selection of some images on the pack. Nonetheless, the image chooser lets you customize which kind of vintage effect you want to generate on the image.
11. Vintage Photoshop Action
Created by SorrowfulSeptember, here is a PS action that generates blue-ish vintage photos. It’s a lot similar to the Instagram X-Pro filter but with a lower contrast and without the lomo effect.
12. Magical effect 4.2
This PS action set has 3 variations: Action 1 (yellow-ish and high contrast and color), Action 2 (a bit low on contrast and and has a bit of sepia) and Action 3 (has a cool blue-ish filter with high contrast).
Photoshop Actions are helpful and are an alternative to filters. They can be used by photographers, digital editors and the like. Enjoy these free vintage filters and share it with your friends!