How to Tweak a Photoshop Action (+ Free B&W Action)

Today, i thought we'd mix things up a little bit and have a video tutorial!

I know many of you who are starting out may use Photoshop Actions to edit their photos, so I wanted to show you how you can tweak these actions to taste, so that your image looks the best it can be. It's pretty rare that you will just be able to run an action and get amazing results, since every single photo is unique and may need different things. Consider a photoshop action as your starting point, and do a little tweaking to make your image look awesome!

It's pretty rare that you will just be able to run an action and get amazing results, since every single photo is unique and may need different things. Consider a photoshop action as your starting point, and do a little tweaking to make your image look awesome! Click through to learn how to tweak an action effectively.

So, here's a quick guide for anyone still quite new to Photoshop on how to use and tweak photoshop actions.  

The video below shows me using an action I created for my own personal use (and you can get your hands on it below), but all commercial actions work in the same way, and all will give you similar customisation options. 

If you want to use the exact same photoshop action that I used in this video just click on the image below to get your hands on it! You'll never use another black and white action again 

Remember it is very rare for an action to look good straight after running it, so ALWAYS tweak your actions to get your images looking fantastic! 

Here's how to do it: