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Creative Image Effects

  Are you searching for a plug-in, app, texture or action to apply a specific creative effect to your image? Look under each category to quickly find a software solution for your needs. Products offering discounts are noted.

  This list is always evolving, changing and being updated/corrected, so check back often. 

  See also corrective enhancement options.

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(Natural media/paint category)

GENERAL EFFECTS

 

B&W conversion

Texture Effects (DISCOUNT)

Adjust (DISCOUNT)

B&W Effects (DISCOUNT)

Detail (DISCOUNT)

RealGrain (DISCOUNT)

on1 Photo 10

Filter Forge

PluginGalaxy

ContrastMaster

B/W Styler

BW Workflow Pro

 

Color alteration

Texture Effects (DISCOUNT)

Adjust (DISCOUNT)

B&W Effects (DISCOUNT)

Clean (DISCOUNT)

RealGrain (DISCOUNT)

Coloriage (DISCOUNT)

on1 Photo 10

Filter Forge

PowerRetouche

Permanent Press

Velvia Vision

BW Workflow Pro

B/W Styler

PluginGalaxy

ContrastMaster

LightMachine

 

Composites/montages

Chameleon (DISCOUNT)

on1 Photo 10

 

Cracks

Texture Effects (DISCOUNT)

Filter Forge

 

Diffusion

Texture Effects (DISCOUNT)

Adjust (DISCOUNT)

B&W Effects (DISCOUNT)

Portraiture (DISCOUNT)

PluginGalaxy

Filter Forge

on1 Photo 10

 

Distortion

Filter Forge

PluginGalaxy

 

Edges/borders/frames

Texture Effects (DISCOUNT)

AutoMatting (DISCOUNT)

Filter Forge

Frame Suite

on1 Photo 10

PluginGalaxy

 

Engraving

Engraver

    

Etchings

Simplify (DISCOUNT)

Engraver

 

Extrude

Art Text

 

Film (scratches, edges)

Texture Effects (DISCOUNT)

 

Focus adjustment

Texture Effects (DISCOUNT)

Lens Effects (DISCOUNT)

on1 Photo 10

PowerRetouche

 

Glow

Texture Effects (DISCOUNT)

 

Halftone Screens

Permanent Press    

 

Lens flare

Lens Effects (DISCOUNT)

Filter Forge

 

Light

Texture Effects (DISCOUNT)

LightShop

LightMachine

PluginGalaxy

 

Metal

Filter Forge

PluginGalaxy

 

Mirror

PluginGalaxy    

    

Motion

PluginGalaxy

Lens Effects (DISCOUNT)

    

Natural media/paint

Impression (DISCOUNT)

PostworkShop (DISCOUNT)

TwistedBrush Pro Studio (DISCOUNT)

Gertrudis Pro

GMX - PhotoPainter

PD Pro Digital Painter

Painter

 

Noise/grain

Texture Effects (DISCOUNT)

RealGrain (DISCOUNT)

BW Workflow Pro    

PluginGalaxy

 

Patterns/Seamless tiles

Filter Forge

PluginGalaxy

 

Page curl

Page Curl Pro

PluginGalaxy

 

Plastic wrap

Filter Forge    

 

Polarization

Texture Effects (DISCOUNT)

Lens Effects (DISCOUNT)

    

Posterization

PowerRetouche

 

Selections/Masking

Fluid Mask (DISCOUNT)

ReMask (DISCOUNT)

on1 Photo 10

PowerRetouche

PluginGalaxy

    

Sketch

Adjust (DISCOUNT)

Sketch

    

Solarize

Filter Forge

 

Stars

PluginGalaxy

Star Effects (DISCOUNT)

 

Swirls

PluginGalaxy

 

Text effects

Digitalizer

Art Text

 

Tiles

Filter Forge

 

Vignettes

Texture Effects (DISCOUNT)

Adjust (DISCOUNT)

 

Woodcuts

Simplify (DISCOUNT)    

NATURAL ELEMENTS

 

Clouds

Nature Art

    

Foliage

Filter Forge

    

Fog

Nature Art

 

Lightning

Nature Art    

 

Rain

Nature Art

    

Rainbows

PluginGalaxy

Nature Art

    

Space

Nature Art

 

 

ACTIONS

    

Kubota actions

1-Click Actions (DISCOUNT)

SURFACES/TEXTURES

 

Backgrounds

Filter Forge

Flypaper Textures

 

Bevel/emboss

Filter Forge

Art Text

 

Bricks

Filter Forge

 

Chrome

Art Text

Filter Forge

 

General

Texture Effects (DISCOUNT)

Filter Forge    

PluginGalaxy

Flypaper Textures

    

Glass

Art Text

 

Paper

Filter Forge

 

Puzzle pieces

Filter Forge

Puzzle Pro

 

Reptile skin

Filter Forge

 

Rust

Filter Forge

 

Stone

Filter Forge

 

Wood

Filter Forge