Public domain photo of French soldiers in a trench at Verdun during World War I that was altered with the Topaz Clarity plug-in (beach shore effect), then the Topaz Clarity plug-in (desaturated cool edge effect), then the Topaz Clarity plug-in (morning dew effect), then the Alien Skin Exposure X2 plug-in (color and crush blacks adjustments and vignette effect; base image 1), then the Topaz Impression plug-in on base image 1 (soft sketch effect 2 type 14 stroke; sketch 1 image), then the Topaz Impression plug-in on base image 1 (soft sketch effect type 14 stroke; sketch 2 image)–sketch images had significantly different settings, then the sketch 1 image was overlaid and merged with the sketch 2 image, then the Photoshop paintbrush, then the Alien Skin Exposure X2 plug-in (clarity, crush blacks, and tone adjustments), then the Topaz Adjust plug-in (burning; base image 2), then the Topaz Impression plug-in on base image 2 (custom chalk and charcoal preset type 8; chalk and charcoal image), then the base 2 image was overlaid and merged with the chalk and charcoal image, then the ON1 Photo 10 plug-in (contrast brush effect), then the Topaz Lens Effects plug-in (UV haze effect), then the Topaz ReStyle plug-in (woodsmoke effect), then the Photoshop paintbrush, then the Topaz ReStyle plug-in (nights moon glow effect), and then the Alien Skin Exposure X2 plug-in (clarity and tone adjustments). Full-size JPEG image download on Flickr.

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