Background - made using 2 images
Models - Hannah & Miles photo by Colby Files
Steampunk elements - Mischief Circus
Textures and other stuff - my collection
So back to Photoshop. I love making Steampunk art and haven't made any in awhile. When I saw this photo from Colby I know it would make a great Steampunk themed image. I wanted the figures to be the main focus but still wanted a steampunk theme. I added the glasses to the male figure and created an appropriate background. Lastly I ran it through a few filters. I work pretty simply - I mostly do not use anything fancy - just Photoshop Elements and the filters provided with the program lots of masking and layers.