Adobe Photoshop is a photographer’s best friend
when it comes to adding cool effects to your images. Here, we look at 10 of the
Best Photo Overlay Effects in Photoshop for Creatives.

Each Photoshop asset here is from Envato Elements, where you can download unlimited resources on a monthly

Light leaks are a fun tool to overlay onto your photo and
achieve a simple and realistic film look. This collection of 32 light leak
actions for Photoshop also comes
with eight custom film effects and a mix of colours.

Filtergrade Light Leaks Bundle
FilterGrade Light Leaks Bundle

It may be coming into summer for many of us, but you can
still give your images a realistic snow effect with the Real Snow Photoshop Action. Every time you run the action, it
produces a slightly different result—so you don’t have to worry about your
photographs looking exactly the same!

Real Snow Photoshop Action
Real Snow Photoshop Action

The FilterGrade Light Leaks pack is a lovely
collection of 20 Photoshop actions featuring warm light, multi-coloured light,
bokeh and much more. The light leaks will add a pleasant, vintage style overlay
to your photographs.

Filtergrade Light Leaks Photoshop Actions
FilterGrade Light Leaks Photoshop Actions

exposures are a fun and creative way to make your photography a little
different. The Double Exposure Kit contains actions, gradients and textures, so
you have a whopping 160 options at your disposal.

Double Exposure Kit
Double Exposure Kit

Indiemasks consists of geometric and abstract, hand-painted
shapes designed to give you creative clipping masks for your photographs. There
are some textures included and five photo filters to add some extra interest.


A simple, one-click way to customise your images with a cool
overlay. 50 Duotone Actions may surprise you in that it has… you guessed it, 50
options to choose from.

50 Duotone Actions
50 Duotone Actions

Seasalt Flares offers a collection of actions and overlays
to give your images gorgeous tone and light with a simple click. There are
descriptions of each set, so you won’t have to waste time running each one just
to find out what it does.

Seasalt Flares Collection
Seasalt Flares Collection

Inspired by the Indie music
scene, this set of Photoshop actions combines instant actions with gradient
maps and light leak overlays to give your images a variety of retro-stylish

Indie Camera Actions For Adobe Photoshop
Indie Camera Actions for Adobe Photoshop

Hurray for nostalgia, and now you
can add some to your photographs easily, with the Nostalgia — Old Watercolor
set for Photoshop. Combine frames, textures and brushes to build up
your effect.

Nostalgia - Old Watercolor Overlays
Nostalgia – Old Watercolor Overlays

but by no means least, we have Plexiglass — 15 Abstract Effects. Turn your
photographs into cool, creative backgrounds for text, posters and more. Play
one action and all the effects will run, so you can switch between them

Plexiglass  15 Abstract Effects
Plexiglass – 15 Abstract Effects

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