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20 Vintage Photo Effect Photoshop Actions and Old Retro Styles

Step back in time with an extraordinary photo effect! Check out this list of 20 awesome vintage and retro inspired Photoshop Actions.

20 Vintage Photoshop Actions

We are always inspired by retro styles. And there is no better way to honor the past than to pay homage to similar creations.

With today's creative elements to choose from, we bring you 20 amazing Photoshop Actions that will make it quick and easy to apply vintage effects and old retro styles.

Add a few cracks to a modern photo or apply a nice sepia tone. Immerse yourself in different stunning styles to add allure and an ancient mystery to your work.

These resources have been selected from the latest premium ranges from Envato Elements and Envato Market and are easy to use for both novice and experienced designers.

Would you like to see these resources in action? Check out our examples below.

Make amazing vintage effects quickly: see our examples!

To give you an idea of ​​how easy it is to use these resources, here are two examples that we tried!

Film Noir Photoshop Action

With the right styling and a quick Photoshop action, you can make any modern photo look believably retro. Let's check out this film noir action that will give your work the look of old '20s filmography.

Here I have applied this action to this beautiful performer stick from Pixabay. After loading the action, I just applied the faded filter and hit play. Check out the result below!

75 ultra faded retro effects

Our next example shows this phenomenal package of extremely faded retro effects. Choose from a total of 75 effects to add luxurious transitions and incredible light leak effects. Just play the simple action to have every effect available to you. Switch between looks to choose the one you want.

Here I used the backpack for this Bokeh Woman Stock from Pixabay. I started with the first light leak to get the amazing color effect for the woman and then the "Hibiscus Ultra Faded" action followed for more drama. Check out the result below!

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Vintage Old Photo Effect Overlays

Give your photos a decade-old look with this brilliant set of vintage overlays. A high quality photo effect that creates a distinctive look. This effect works well for portraits and landscape photos. Just imagine a complete vintage set of your favorite photos in just two easy steps!

21 vintage and retro color effects

Photograph your best life with phenomenal color effects! This awesome Photoshop action pack contains 21 vintage and retro color effects that are easy to use and non-destructive. Create beautiful vignettes, sounds and unique color effects with one simple package.

15 Matte Effects Photoshop Actions

Quickly add a gorgeous matte filter to your portraits! These Photoshop Actions are made for high resolution photos and offer 15 stunning effects with just one click. Note that each effect will look different on new photos, but the result is worth it. Try it!

VHS effect Photoshop action

Create stunning photos for Instagram and more with this cool VHS Effect Photoshop Action. Inspired by the days when we had to put those large tapes into VCRs, this action gives you authentic looking static lines and a slight glitch. You will love this one!

Analog film Photoshop process

Get the incredible retro look of analog film with a simple Photoshop action. This cool package offers 30 color effects, 16 light leaks and much more for an additional retro look. Incorporate dust particles and even scratches into your work to significantly age it.

Vintage Film Photoshop Actions

Try the vintage look of your modern work with this simple Photoshop action. Save valuable time and energy with this pack of 10 Photoshop Actions. Take inspiration from the vintage work of Fujifilm, Rollei and Kodak for your own retro photography.

Pop Art Photoshop Promotion Pack

In the 60s, incredible artists like Andy Warhol emerged in Pop Art. Recreate its famous pop art look with this awesome Photoshop action pack. This suite includes 10 official Photoshop Actions with 40 stunning gradients to transform your work. Great for t-shirts and posters!

Cinematic Effect - Photoshop Action

One of the best ways to achieve this vintage style is to take inspiration from dramatic cinematography. This Photoshop Action will help you create a realistic look with a non-destructive effect that is easy to set. Use it on personal photos, commercial shots, and more for an incredible result!

Photoshop action myth

Vintage photography was about dramatic lighting. You can use the Myth Photoshop Action to achieve the same look. Create an atmospheric spotlight effect where light comes in from every angle. Just fill in your subject with color and then play the action to enjoy this effect!

B&W photo effect

Black and white photography was the first type of photography we saw from this medium. Now create that mysterious retro look with this amazing Photoshop action. Just upload your favorite portrait or photo into Photoshop and play the action. Enjoy the fantastic result in seconds!

Ghost Photo Creator

Do you believe in ghosts? Now you can explore creepy paranormal effects with this cool ghost photo maker. Surprise your friends and family with old, spooky photos of you and your friends. Just apply this one-step action to get access to 10 scary photo effects.

Silver - 28 real B&W film emulations

Add unique, realistic film grain emulations to your photography! This professional action has been calibrated to mimic retro film with 28 black and white films and 15 contrast effects. Take your city and landscape photography to another level with this fantastic action.

Wash off the Photoshop action

One of the greatest achievements in vintage photography is the amount the photo has faded over time. Recreate that washed-out look with this brilliant, one-step Photoshop action. Developed and tested for Photoshop versions CS3 and higher, this action is smart and easy to use!

Lo-fi photo campaign

You can take your audience through a mysterious visual story with this lo-fi Photoshop action. With three types of glitch and multiple grains, there are cool, subtle ways to distort your photos in no time. Save countless hours with this premium promotion!

Taboo Dark Fantasy Photoshop Actions

Some of the coolest vintage photographs out there are incredibly dark and surreal. Now you can use this Taboo Photoshop Action to achieve that awesome look. Enhance portraits with high quality presets to add imagination and mood to your work. Try it!

Color correction Photoshop action

The easiest way to create stunning photos is to learn color grading. This high quality action allows you to apply 24 different color presets that are customizable and non-destructive. A simple user guide will help guide you through the individual steps.

Indie camera actions for Adobe Photoshop

Become the indie photographer you always wanted with this awesome Photoshop action kit. With 17 experimental actions for every photo lover, this suite is easy to customize and use. You can choose from over 100 gradient cards for stunning indie color effects.

Retro photo equipment

Can't decide on the retro effect you want? Then download this fabulous photo set! This kit includes 15 Film Photoshop Actions and 10 beautiful light leaks that you can use to quickly create retro effects. Enjoy bonus additions like a retro date stamp and vintage font for added appeal!

Show us your vintage designs!

Tried any of these assets? Let us know! Let us know your favorite photo effects in the comments below.

This is a collection of top notch resources perfect for the avid designer. For more Photoshop vintage photo effects, see Envato Market and Envato Elements. Or contact our talented experts at Envato Studio. Have fun designing!