Three Step-By-Step Photoshop Edits: What is Your Favorite?



Three Step-By-Step Photoshop Edits: What is Your Favorite?

Which edit do you like best?  Each was edited with MCP Inspire Photoshop Actions for PS and PSE.

Edit 1: Color Carousel: Used Brilliant Base, Sun-Drenched, Spunky, Georgia Peach, Beaming, Bold Color (masked off denim), Precision Sharp (painted on balloons + eyes)


Edit 2: Color Carousel: Used Brilliant Base, Sweet Dreams, Enchanted Rainforest, Beaming, Bold Color (masked off denim), Magical Matte (painted off the balloons and face) Precision Sharp (painted on balloons + eyes)



Edit 3: Brilliant Base (masked off jeans), White Balance Sliders, Bold Color (painted on balloons), Precision Sharp (painted on balloons + eyes)



Thank you to Niki Foret Norton for letting me share this wonderful Valentine’s Day themed image.

Jodi Friedman, MCP Actions

Jodi Friedman is the founder of MCP Actions. She designs popular Photoshop actions and Lightroom presets that make editing faster, easier and more fun.

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  1. 1


    I prefer the 3rd. Then again, I am personally sick of the dreamy/hazy look and prefer stronger realistic things. I know it’s all a matter of taste, but you asked!

  2. 2


    I LOVE this. I’m new to actions and have no clue what to do other than hit the Play button. It’s annoying to see all this potential but not have a map to get there. I like straight answers. I’m a Mom+Wife+Photographer+Everything and don’t have time to mess around with trial and error. I need straight answers and information. This tutorial just made me a paying customer!

  3. 8


    I prefer edit 3. I’m all for simplicity that is timeless. Portraits now a days have too many bells and whistles and if you ask me, that will not last long.

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