Photo EffectsCool Photoshop Photo Effects to Add Style & Wow

We live in an image-driven world. From social media to personal branding, cool and stylish aesthetics help your work stand out. So make things easier by using amazing premium templates and cool Photoshop effects to make cool photo edits and trendy pictures to wow your friends and audience.

We've put together another great selection of the best photo filters and resources that will add instant charm to your work. From landscape photography to portraits and selfies, these Photoshop photo effects are professional and simple to use.

Just open these templates in Photoshop and let the magic begin! Featuring cool and exciting effects with retro colors, pretty bokeh, and more, these effects take the headache out of cumbersome editing.

I've hand-picked some cool photo effects for Photoshop from the amazing selections available on Envato Elements and Envato Market. You can make amazing pictures when you add these effects to photos.

1. RGB / Glitch Photo FX (PSD)

We'll start things off with this cool glitch effect. Make cool picture edits with the included PSD file. The best part? Cool Photoshop effects can be used without affecting your original photo. Create to your heart's content, and make changes as you see fit.

2. Redwood Fairytale Photoshop Actions (ATN)

We have this gorgeous set of Redwood Photoshop actions that fit perfectly into a fairytale theme. Designed to add a touch of warmth and richness to your trendy pictures, these actions are stylish and efficient.

3. Shimmer Photoshop Action (ATN)

A little shimmer goes a long way. So create compelling photos for your profiles, websites, or posters with this sweet Photoshop action. This is one of the coolest Photoshop tricks. Tried and tested on Photoshop versions CS3 and above, this action creates shimmering bokeh and light effects quickly and easily. Make cool picture edits in just a few clicks!

4. Bokeh & Light Leaks Photo Overlays (JPG)

Photo overlays are a fun way to add fantastic special effects. This is perfect if you're looking for cool effects for pictures. This pack, for instance, includes 15 high-resolution bokeh and light leaks. You can quickly add effects to photos in Photoshop with this pack. Render gorgeous, out-of-focus results for a unique look.

5. Synergy Photoshop Action (ABR, ATN, PAT, PNG)

Create trippy, psychedelic photo effects inspired by retro neon colors and geometric shapes. To use the Synergy action, just fill the area where you'd like to apply the effect, press play, and create Photoshop edits. Instantly you'll get an impressive look perfect for posters and party flyers.

6. Paints Photoshop Action (ABR, ATN, PAT)

There are many cool ways to edit pictures that let you express yourself. This eye-popping, paint-inspired Photoshop action is a perfect example. It creates a unique look with drip and blob effects for a shiny, realistic result. Simply open your own photo and play the action to take advantage of this incredible effect. Give it a shot!

7. Light & Dark Photoshop Actions (ATN)

Save hours of work making rays of sunlight by hand! This quality Photoshop action creates a glorious light and dark result for dramatic portrait and landscape photography. Choose from 20 color corrections, and follow the detailed video tutorial also included for more help on how to make trendy pictures.

8. Cloud Photoshop Action (ABR, ATN)

The abstract nature of clouds and smoke can add a lot of mystery to your work. This smart photo effect kit helps you make fantastic abstract designs using complex shapes and elegant, cloudy waves. Get inspired to try cool Photoshop ideas with this action.

9. Artistic Smoke Portrait Photo Effect Templates (PSD)

Looking for cool Photoshop effects? Design stunning website headers, posters, and more with this smoky portrait photo effect. This wonderful pack of Photoshop photo effect templates uses smart objects to apply fiery smoke and fire effects to your pieces. These cool effects for pictures are easy to customize, and you have complete control over the final result. Try this effect out if you've been looking to make cool photo edits.

10. Hipster Photo Template (PSD)

Are you a fan of the cosmos? Create trippy, hipster-looking pieces with this cool hipster photo template. Create amazing, cool Photoshop designs with this pack of high-quality backgrounds, filters, and vector geometric elements. Just insert your photo to get started!

11. Matte Pastels Photoshop Action (ATN)

Some actions are a lot more subtle. This matte pastels Photoshop action will add an instant dreamy appearance to any great location shot. Compatible with Photoshop versions CS5 and above, this action creates film effects styled like photographer Masashi Wakui and is one of the best photo filters for recreating film color grades.

12. Frequency Photoshop Action (ATN)

Want a photo effect that's different but still cool? This frequency Photoshop action will add just enough pizzazz to your photos for a refreshing new appearance. Create cool Photoshop designs with the desired effect in just a few seconds with Adobe Photoshop and high-resolution images.

13. Doodle Mosaic Art Photoshop Action (ABR, ATN, PAT)

Love to doodle? Now you can incorporate fun doodle effects into your portraits! This next Photoshop action transforms your selfies with hand-drawn artwork in seconds! Apply this action to your compositions to try out five paper textures along with ten color presets.

14. Vivid Glamour Action Set (ATN)

It can take years to master photo retouching. That's why we're bringing you this magnificent set of vivid glamor Photoshop actions. Perfect for portrait or landscape photos, this action set adds sharpness and amazing filters with the click of a button. These photo filters work to add quality to your photos, without looking cheesy. Check them out!

15. 28 Real B&W Film Emulations (ATN, PAT)

Add real film grain and textures to your photos in just seconds! This collection is a beautiful set of cool photo effects for Photoshop. It has premium black-and-white film emulations, and features 15 contrast effects and eight seamless grains. The amount varies depending on your photo, so make sure to experiment for amazing results!