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Free Photoshop Overlays by FixThePhoto
Free Photoshop overlays for creative photographers to improve their photo retouching and give them amazing photographs easy and fast. Have a huge number of ideas, but cannot implement them during the photoshoot? If so, don't worry, because thanks to our free Photoshop overlays you can easily realize your boldest ideas. These bundles are the easiest way to manage various elements, even those you didn't guess.
Based on the preferences of our customers, we provide you our overlays to use for JPEG and PNG formats. Our free overlays for Photoshop are intended for the layer over the top of the photo. Choosing the PNG format, you get overlays that have transparent edges and can be added directly to your photo. If you selected JPEG format, you will need to use the blend mode.
Forget about the limitations and let your imagination breathe in full, using a collection of more than 50 professional overlays for Photoshop free. A couple of clicks and your photo will get a completely stunning look, whether it's leaf, light, snow, sky or grunge effect.
Our Photoshop Overlays Free Include:
Photoshop overlays free
Each set has a standard content of ten free Photoshop overlays for photographers. This number of overlays is optimal and allows you to create a truly unique image for any photographic style. We try to make the final product not only as high-quality as possible, but also easy to use, so our overlays are available in various formats and on different operating systems.
These Photoshop free overlays are available for download in JPEG and PNG - the two main formats for professional images. In some cases, it is better to use JPEG, and in some cases - PNG. JPEG is an image format that uses lossy compression and does not support transparency. JPEG is optimal for the images with a large number of colors. PNG is an image format that works with full-color images, uses lossless compression and allows you to maintain transparency. PNG is optimal for images with a small number of colors.
Compatibility with Adobe Creative Cloud and Photoshop 4-6 will allow you to use your habitual programs. Thanks to the instant downloading, you can quickly proceed directly to editing. In order not to limit our users, these free Photoshop overlays are available to both PC and Mac users and support RAW and JPEG photos. Enter your email and get any overlay within 2 minutes.
Thanks to the adding of light tones and patterns, overlays give the opportunity to create the desired effect without much effort. Just a few actions and everything is ready. Using a transparent overlay, you can make the composition more harmonious, without suppressing other elements. Since Photoshop allows you to choose the level of opacity, you have complete freedom of action. To make your free Photoshop overlay more visible, set a high level of opacity. Conversely, if you need a less noticeable overlay, then select a lower opacity level. Experiment with opacity levels to find the perfect version for you.
Photoshop overlays have a huge number of variations, for example:
- Adding the effect of rain drops or a flash of the lens.
- Change the background to a more acceptable one. For example, replacing the gloomy sky with a beautiful sunset.
- Adding colorful falling particles, whether it's leaves or snowflakes.
- Creation of large-scale compositions with the participation of people, animals or large objects. This is especially useful if in real conditions this is not possible.
Free Photoshop overlays for photographers
How to get our free overlays for Photoshop
To get our free Photoshop overlays for photographers you don’t need to exert much effort. First of all, browse our catalog and see all overlays and functions that they perform, view before and after samples. Select the desired free Photoshop overlay and click the download button. Enter your name and email address. A direct download link will come to your e-mail. Download the selected PS overlay and use it without any restrictions. Experiment and be creative combining several Photoshop overlays on one photograph.
How to work with a chosen Photoshop free overlays pack
Photoshop overlays are the images that fitting over an editable image for creating the desired effect, such as replacing the sky, adding rain drops and more. Since PS overlays are the images, they are not part of Adobe Photoshop and should be stored on your laptop (it's advisable to store them in easily accessible places so that later there would be no problems with their search). After saving the overlays for Photoshop free on your computer, you need only a few steps to apply them. You will be pleasantly surprised to learn how easy it is. So, your actions:
- Open the desired photo.
- Find the top menu bar and select: File> Place. Your free Photoshop overlay will be displayed as a separate layer and overlaid on top of the main image.
- Adjust the position and size of your overlay relative to the main image.
- Lock the overlay position by clicking on Enter.
- Having a .jpeg file with a dark background, use the blending mode.
- Experiment with the layer opacity to choose the perfect option for each style.
- If you are not satisfied with some part of the free Photoshop overlay, you can easily erase it using the Paintbrush Tool.