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.
Why use Adobe Photoshop when there are many free alternatives to it are available to use freely? Adobe Photoshop is not a cheap solution for image editing and the program is also damn heavy. It eats up a lot of RAM and CPU to do the tasks. Here are some of the cool image editing solutions available free for every professional designer or illustrator.
I started designing when there was Photoshop 6 available. I have been updating my list of Photoshop tutorial resources and these are the best of the best more than 600 resources available online.