Now that we've tackled the main steps involved in managing your digital photographs, let's look at the ways to carry out these steps.
There are two choices: Use a consumer photo software package as an all-in-one solution, or perform different tasks with different programs. The choice is up to you. Each system has pros and cons. We'll look at the different management systems along with their advantages and disadvantages, and then sample workflows under each system.
Figure 6.15. It does no good to have a wonderful photo if you can't find it when you need to. (Photo by Reed Hoffmann)