JD Illuminations Instant Overlays, Vol. 1

(4 customer reviews)


Love what overlays add to an image but hate to place them? The JD Illumination Instant Overlays make adding, adjusting, customizing, and previewing overlays easier than ever before. Add depth, light, and tone to your images in ways that ONLY overlay can provide. Watch the free video demonstration included with your product purchase or just jump right in. Once you’ve tried these overlays, you’ll never want to place a traditional jpeg overlay again!


53 Actions in Total, Including:

  • 6 Audition Actions.

Effortlessly preview all of the 32 Instant Overlays at once, or in categorized groups, with the click of a button. The auditions also help to mix and blend different overlays to create endless different looks and customization, fast.

  • 32 Instant Overlay Actions.

Do you love working with overlays but often lack the time to grab, place, blend and mask them? Instant overlays are the very first overlay that work with the simple click of a button! All the richness, tones, directional light, and vignetting that you love, just faster and easier! Overlays are set to a default blending mode and opacity, but you can change these default opacities and blending modes to Soft Light, Overlay, Hard Light, Screen, or Multiply just as you would any standard jpeg overlay!

  • 15 Bonus Actions.

Thirteen bonus actions including sharpening, saturation, contrast, and color toning add the final touches to images so you can easily edit from start to finish using only the JD Illuminations Instant Overlays set! Plus, two overlay-specific actions help you to flip or intensify the effects of your overlays.

  • Easy & Customizable:

These actions and overlays are all completely stackable and adjustable. You can alter the opacity, blend, and use in combination with other actions to completely customize your tones. Quick to apply, easy-to-mask, easy-to-blend, completely undo-able.

  • Free Video Tutorial and Demonstration
  • Free PDF Tutorial

Bundle and SAVE! Get both Sets 1 & 2 and save!

Illuminations Bundle

Video Tutorials

It’s no wonder why this is one of our most popular action and overlay sets. JD Illumination Instant Overlays make adding, adjusting, and previewing overlays easier than ever before. Add depth, light, and tone, while simultaneously enhancing the desired “feel” of your photo. 

This product is not compatible with Lightroom.

The Illumination Instant Overlay actions will ONLY work for CS 2-6, for Adobe Creative Cloud, and for PSE 11+ (not earlier versions).

Please make sure you’ve chosen your products carefully, read tech specifications, and double-checked items in your cart. Due to the nature of this product, refunds will not be made available.

4 reviews for JD Illuminations Instant Overlays, Vol. 1

  1. LisaDominguez

    I purchased these in a bundle set. This set (along with the second set) sold me on Jessica Drossin’s products. They are versatile and so easy to use.

  2. Aniak

    This set of overlays and actions is amazing. It’s so easy to add some color , depth or completely change a mood or feel of an image. It is so fun to have so many looks at your fingertips.

    • Jessica Drossin

      I really appreciate your feedback! Thank you!

  3. Desirée Rolfe

    MY GO-TO!
    This is by far one of my favourites. I run this on every photo!

    • Jessica Drossin

      That’s so great to hear! Thank you so much for the feedback!

  4. Taneill

    Jessica’s lightscaping overlays are magical. They make my photographs come to life. I use them on almost every image I create.

    • Jessica Drossin

      Thanks so much!

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