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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.

Illustration image showing a harbor scene, post-processed with artistic effects using Topaz Impression

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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