>> Thursday, July 31, 2008
Here is the newest free color action in the CoffeeShop family. The CoffeeShop Vivid action is all you need for basic color photo processing, and it is my easiest action so far. This action, which works in both Photoshop and Photoshop Elements 6, allows you to choose from 4 custom color pop layers (soft, vivid, urban, and bright) and adjust the level of pop of that layer, sharpen your image, and even selectively lighten/darken parts of your image (including adding a custom vignette). It sounds complicated but it is actually really simple and the action does most of the work for you. I have two versions for download. The first version, CoffeeShop Vivid, runs on a duplicate of your original image and includes notes within the action. The second version, CoffeeShop Vivid No Wait, runs the action on your original file and there are no notes within the action to save time in running it. Both actions include full .pdf instructions within the zipped file.
Click on the image to download the free action!
There are two versions. The Vivid No Wait does not include instructions in the action so it runs faster.
You will be downloading a zipped file that contains the action file (.atn), an icon for Elements 6.0 (.png), an icon for Elements 3, 4, and 5 (.psd), instructions for the action (.pdf), and the above photo of the action in "action" (.jpg).