Instagram Photo Effects for Photoshop
You can apply few cool effects on photos that you upload on instagram. If you like Instagram photo effects, and you use Adobe Photoshop, then you can apply those cool effects on your photos in Photoshop right on your computer. All you need is a ready to use actions file for Photoshop that will enable you to apply selected effect on any photo opened in Photoshop. These actions are a series of tasks and filters that you apply on photo to achieve a single effect. Normally its hard to create that exact effect. I guess it will take couple of hours to create single Instagram like effect, if you do it manually step-by-step in Photoshop. While this method that I am sharing is very easy and it takes single click to apply Instagram-like effect on photo.
See these images below: First image is original.
Download Photoshop actions file (link in the end of post).
Extract file from photoshop-instagram.zip.
Go to Window > Actions.
This will bring Actions panel for Photoshop.
Click at the little arrow at top of the Actions panel to load Photoshop actions file.
Load Photoshop Actions file by browsing the file you extracted.
This will show ‘Instagram actions by dbox’ folder in actions panel.
Expand it and there are your actions.
Open any photo in Photoshop.
Select any effect from the actions list and apply by playing it.
Select Action and click Play button at the bottom of actions panel.