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Below, you can download some great free Photoshop actions and overlays, Lightroom presets and more, just by registering on our site. This also will allow you to receive our weekly newsletter full of photography tutorials, and editing tips and tricks. What are you waiting for?

Our free actions and presets allow you to sharpen images, apply textures, create vignettes, produce gallery frames and more.  Try them all today and see how easy photo retouching can be. We’ve even provided video tutorials to help you learn how to use Photoshop actions and layer masks.

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  • Free Mini Sunshine Overlays for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements


    The Free Mini Sweet Sunshine Overlays for Photoshop are a simplified way for improving your photographs in Photoshop or Photoshop Elements through the use of Layers. You simply drag a Sunshine Overlay into your workspace onto a photo, change its layer mode and make final adjustments to suite your taste. The end result is a burst of sunshine as real as the elements in the photo itself!

    Compatible with:
    Photoshop CS4 – CS6
    Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud)
    Elements 6 – 15, 2018, 2019, 2020
    Mac and PC

  • Free Touch of Light™ and Touch of Darkness™ Photoshop Actions


    It’s just like dodging and burning, only easier! Simply paint on light in underexposed areas or dark in overexposed areas using a soft white brush set to approximately 30% opacity. Image retouching has never been easier. This Photoshop action will make your images pop.

    Compatible with:
    Photoshop CS – CS6
    Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC)
  • Mini Enlighten Free Lightroom Presets


    Built to give you maximum control of your images, MCP Enlighten Presets change the way you use Lightroom. This mini sampler of stackable presets shows you how our full set works — allowing you to define your style, tone your image, and give your photos a professional, polished look.

    Want even more Lightroom preset options? – Check out the full version of MCP Enlighten™ Lightroom Presets, which includes 200 photographer-tested Lightroom presets divided into four easy-to-use steps and a set of brush presets. The full version is normally $99. But if you act now, you can get it for just $49 with promo code “ENLIGHTENME”.

    Compatible with:
    Lightroom 4,5 and 6
    Lightroom CC (Creative Cloud)
  • Mini Quick Clicks™ Free Lightroom Presets


    Want a taste of what Lightroom presets can do for you? Sample their power and flexibility with the free MCP Mini Quick Clicks set. Adjust white balance, revive dull colors, correct exposures and more with just one click.

    Compatible with:
    Lightroom 4,5 and 6
    Lightroom CC (Creative Cloud)
  • Mini Fusion™ Free Photoshop Action


    With just one click, you can inject new life into your photos and enjoy stunning color conversions. Optional tints and exposure fix layers let you further customize your images.

    Remember to check out the MCP Fusion Photoshop action set, for 56 new Fusion actions. 

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  • MCP’s Favorite Free Keyboard Shortcuts Guide (for Photoshop and Elements)

    • Learn all the best, time-saving shortcuts for Photoshop and Elements with this printable, easy-to-use guide.
    • Speed up your workflow in Photoshop and Elements, on a Mac or PC.
    • This FREE download is a printable PDF of helpful, time-saving keyboard shortcuts. It does NOT include actions.

    Compatible with:
    Photoshop CS2 – CS6
    Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud)
    Elements (All version)

  • Free Social Media Templates for Lightroom


    This set of seven MCP Social Media Templates for Lightroom make it easy and fast to prepare your favorite images for Pinterest, Facebook, Google + and blogging.

  • Free Facebook Timeline Cover Templates for Photoshop and Elements


    With all of the Facebook changes recently, it’s hard to keep up and it can cause major headaches for photographers.

    The latest change is the Facebook Timeline. Using MCP’s new Facebook Timeline Cover Templates you will never struggle with what to place at the top.

    MCP Actions has created eight unique, fully-customizable Photoshop Timeline Cover Templates. Photographers can use these templates to display pictures on their personal page, blog, or elsewhere on the web.


  • Free Facebook Fix Photoshop Actions

     They are optimized for Facebook’s 960 pixels on the longest side, but can be reduced if your blog is smaller.Whether you are displaying before and after examples, two side by side, or just single photos, they will look better and protect your photos instantly.
  • Texture Applicator Plus: Free Photoshop Actions


    Texture can be a fun way to add something special to your photos. And now it’s easier than ever with the MCP Texture Applicator Plus actions.

    • MCP’s Texture Applicator action, which allows you to seamlessly add textures into your workflow

    • MCP’s Color Changer action, which lets you customize the hues of each texture to complement the tones of your image


  • Free Gallery Frames & Watermark Photoshop Actions


    Just as you’d display artwork in beautiful gallery frames, do the same for your special images. The Gallery Frames can add this special touch to your images, storyboards, and whatever else you can dream up!

    Each frame may used on all orientations—landscape, portrait, or square. Start with a high res photo, run the action, then resize to your desired web size. If you prefer use these in storyboards, just flatten and move into a new larger document. These are non-standard sizes and are not meant for proof prints.

    Use the watermark action to create a branding that you can stamp on images either translucent or opaque. Once you use these two Photoshop actions you can resize and sharpen your images for the web.

    Compatible with:
    Photoshop CS – CS6
    Photoshop CC (All versions of Creative Cloud)
    Photoshop Elements 5-15
    Photoshop Elements 2018, 2019, 2020

  • Free #2 Pencils Sketch Photoshop Action


    You can opt for a regular (B&W) black and white sketch or a color pencil look. Whatever you choose, you’ll have fun creating an artistic picture out of your digital photos.

  • Burnt Edges Free Photoshop Actions


    Are you looking for a great way to focus attention on your subject? Give this free Burnt Edges Vignette Photoshop action set a try.

    Two different vignetting styles made for both high and low resolution images.

  • Free High Definition Sharpening Photoshop Actions

    The final step in transforming your images into a piece of art is sharpening. And when it comes to sharpening, it’s important to get it right—not too much and not too little.That’s where the free High Definition Sharpening Photoshop Actions comes in. Whether preparing images for print or web, you can have just the right amount of sharpening every time! High Definition Sharpening sharpens images for print. Simply apply this Photoshop action and then view at 100% to see the results. From there, you may adjust by masking or using the opacity slider.
  • Free Magic Blog It Board™ for Photoshop


    This complimentary sample is fully functional, however does not include the branding bars or the sharpening tools which are included in both full sets. Please note that these are low resolution and for web use only. If you desire this same look for print, be sure to check out the Tell a Storyboard actions or the Magic Print It Board actions.

    The free Blog It Board™ Photoshop action prepares your photos into web ready collages and works of art.

    See just how magical the Magic Blog It Boards really are!

  • Free Curvy Women Posing Guide for Photographers


    Women, regardless of their shape and size, can look incredible in front of the camera. Since any female — whether she’s gracefully slim or beautifully curvy — will find flaws in her body, it’s your job as a photographer to show her that she can look fantastic without the use of Photoshop. The MCP Actions™ Curvy Women Posing Guide will help you help your clients pose with confidence and beauty.


Free Photoshop Actions

There’s an overwhelming amount of free actions out there. It’s impossible to experiment with each one, yet it’s important to have a set that perfectly complements your photographs. Fortunately, it’s possible to find options that are not only free but ideal for your style.

If your goal is to save time, create a more efficient editing workflow, and be more productive, you’ll love our free products. From gentle light enhancers to stunning creative effects, our actions will provide you with hundreds of creative possibilities. A single click will make a huge difference.

Our freebies will also take your photos to the next level, allowing you to express yourself in ways that will inspire you over and over again. Working with a variety of diverse actions will encourage you to enhance your photographs with the best possible tools. Even the simplest photos, regardless of their style, will stand out. Our actions will open more doors for you in the editing world, transforming you into the best possible version of your artistic self.

Free Lightroom Presets

Don’t have the time to find your editing style? We’ll find it for you for free!
Our Lightroom presets have been designed to satisfy all kinds of photographers. Whether you’re an enthusiastic portrait artist, a creative family photographer, or someone who simply loves beautiful art, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for on this page.

Our free Lightroom presets are easy to install, comfortable to use, and fun to work with. Have hundreds of wedding photographs? Our presets will enhance all of them within seconds. Feeling uninspired? Our mini Lightroom sets will introduce you to fantastic styles you didn’t know you were missing.

You don’t need to be a Lightroom wizard to get outstanding results. Our Lightroom presets will do all of the work for you without charging a penny. All you need to do is click on a preset, experiment, and thrive. Before you know it, your editing workflow will transform into a quick, inspiring, and easy part of your life. You’ll have more time to focus on your photography skills. You’ll have more opportunities to become the photographer you’ve always dreamed of being.

Free Overlays

Being a photographer doesn’t have to involve time-consuming Photoshop work and frustrating errors. You deserve to have an enjoyable and productive workflow. If you think your photographs are missing a unique spark, our free overlays will help you solve this problem once and for all.

Our carefully crafted textures will give you more creative freedom, save lots of precious time, and give your images an unforgettable glow. To save even more time, combine these overlays with our free Texture Application Photoshop Action.

If impressing your clients and enhancing your portfolio are some of your goals, our overlays will help you succeed. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to enhance your images using our products. In addition to being free, they’ll always be there to enhance, complement, and empower your art.

Enjoy unlimited access to our free Photoshop actions and Lightroom presets downloads. If you lose track of your freebies, or we add new products in the future, just re-download them again here.

Once you start editing with MCP Products, come share your work!

We want to see your photos edited with our products, and we want to get to know you better. Join us at the following places:

  • Our Facebook Business Page: Check our page for announcements, freebies, and tutorials.
  • Our Pinterest Boards: Full of links to tutorials and inspiring images.
  • Our Instagram: Participate in photo challenges for the chance to get featured (#mcpphotoaday) or share your images edited with MCP products (#mcpactions).
  • MCP Show and Tell: The perfect place to get inspired, see our customers edit with our tools, and share your own edits using MCP products.

We look forward to seeing your beautiful images.


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