This is basically a thread on some great mods or shaders to make your minecraft look amazing or well, Better. I recommend Sonic Ether's Unbelievable Shaders, Easy to install and Great Shaders. Well lets get to the list shall we :D
Sonic Ether's Unbelievable Shaders:
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Sonic Ether's Unbelievable Shaders Click Here
It has a great shadow effect, you can even see your player's shadow, its amazing and i love to use it! It's also easy to install and it has a great motion blur to it. i recommend this
LB PHOTO REALISM:
LB PHOTO REALISM, 1.1 Click Here
There are certain texture packs in this pack of texture packs! The best one is 256x256 It is great for any server and it also has a rpg theme! i love to use this texture pack and i also recommend this!
GLSL SHADERS Click http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/120261-110-glsl-shaders-dof-bump-mapping-waving-wheat-dynamic-shadows-and-more/
This isn't better then sonic's but it is good. (opinion) it is very fast. Has alot of motion blur. lets just say that! I would recommend this for slow, yet good Computers.
WATER SHADER ALPHA:
Water shader alpha click here
Great its beautiful and looks amazing i love the reflection and makes minecraft look like real-life, i would recommend this
I WOULD NOT RECOMMEND USING ALL IT MAY CAUSE TO RUN OUT OF MEMORY! OR BLACK SCREENS!