Public domain photo of a Monarch Butterfly that was altered with the Topaz Clarity plug-in (color and contrast boost effect), then the Topaz Detail plug-in (skin smoothing effect), then the Topaz DeNoise plug-in, then the Topaz Impression plug-in (oil sticks 1 stroke 8 effect), then the Photoshop paintbrush, then the Topaz Clarity plug-in (contrast boost edgy effect), then the Alien Skin Exposure X2 plug-in (clarity adjustment), then the Photoshop paintbrush, then the Alien Skin Exposure X2 plug-in (burning), then the Topaz Impression plug-in (pastel 2 type 10 set to solid), then the Photoshop paintbrush, then the Topaz Studio plug-in (color theme adjustment), then the ON1 Photo 10 plug-in (contrast brush effect), then the Photoshop paintbrush, then the Alien Skin Exposure X2 plug-in (burning), and then the Photoshop paintbrush. Public domain image courtesy of the USDA Forest Service. Full-size JPEG image download on Flickr.

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