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Published: December 26, 2006
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Here are three of my favorite actions. They were created in Photoshop 7, but should work in newer (and possibly older) versions of the program.

Infrared: Creates an effect similiar to using Infrared film. The last step adds a Hue/Saturation tint, which can be toggled on and off in the layers pallet. Works best with landscapes. This action flattens your original artwork; use on a duplicate image.

SoftFocus: Creates an effect similar to using a soft-focus film lens. Works best with high-key (bright) images of people. After the last step, a new layer with the effect is created. Change the opacity (or any other layer effect) to weaken or strengthen the effect.

SoftFocus Alt.: Creates a sort of "opposite" effect to SoftFocus. Works best with high-key (bright) images. You can change the opacity of the resulting layer to suit your needs.

Be sure to click Download to save the file!

This is Version 1.

EDIT:
This is my most popular deviation, with 1,111 as of this writing (January 8, 2009). I am very impressed! If you liked the Photoshop actions and use them, please show me an example of the result.
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raemack|Hobbyist Photographer
How do I load these onto my photoshop, I can never seem to find out how to find them once I have loaded them onto my comp.
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vmcampos|Hobbyist General Artist
Here's what you do:
Go to Window menu > Actions.
In the Actions palette, click on Options button (the circle w/ a triangle in the upper-right),
and select Load Actions.
Find my Action file and click Load.
They should be added to your actions list.
Enjoy!
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raemack|Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks so much!
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