Dec 15

Why Every Designer Should Use Photoshop Actions

Thu, 12/15/2011 - 03:00 — julie




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Photoshop actions are frowned upon by designers and photographers at times. This article is a collection of 5 beneficial tips for why you should use Photoshop actions rather than avoid using Photoshop actions.

Create professional results while being an amature

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You don’t have to be knowledgeable or have acquired any sort of experience within photography for the end outcome to look spectacular, and as if was edited by a professional.Theirs so many different Photoshop actions available all over the web to help you find the perfect action which suits the photo best. If you have no interest with learning photography but still never the less want your photos to look great, its a no brainier but to use Photoshop actions.

Here’s a large list of Photoshop actions worth checking out after you read this article, a collection of 70 different v actions. http://bit.ly/rw1lTA

Its not rocket science to use

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Theirs a lot aspects of Photoshop which you have to be a rocket sciencetist in order to be able to use that specific feature. Photoshop can be very difficult to use when trying to create a specific desired outcome which you have visualised in your head, where as Photoshop actions help to bring that desired outcome to life by simple loading the action into Photoshop and pressing the play button its honestly that simple.

Photoshop actions can be a teacher

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If you want to learn how to use Photoshop to create a photo effect it can be done by using actions.When actions are loaded into Photoshop you can look through every step within that specific action which will be applied to a photo, in order to see the steps involved to see the end outcome which is the perfect way to learn, how to create your own photo effect or simple starting process for learning Photoshop.

Consistence can be achieved

When editing photographys theirs so many tweaks and adjustments which can be made to a photo, making it difficult to to keep track of the adjustments which where made to the photo throughout the editing proccess, if the same adjustments will be then reapplied to a batch of photos. The beauty of a Photoshop action is that its consistent the same results can be achieved across a batch of photo’s applying the identical same effect.

A great time saver

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Any Photoshop action you choose to use is a huge time saver because if you have a batch of photos you don’t have to go through the long process of editing each photo to apply a certain effect. A Photoshop action can be applied to a photo within a few seconds saving hours of potential work.

How to create actions

If you want to learn how to create photoshop actions, its just as simple as appyling them to photos. Here’s a video screen cast which we produced a while back check it out.


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