IN THIS PART
The most important word in the title of this book is workflow. That's because many photographers struggle with managing the countless options available during the digital post-production process. Before you can understand the process, however, you need to know exactly what workflow means.
In Chapter 1, I answer that question and more as you explore the concepts behind the digital photographer's workflow. The two other important words in the title are Lightroom and Photoshop. In Chapter 2, I compare and contrast these two Adobe products and show why one is preferable to the other for specific portions of the workflow. Once you get a better idea of how Lightroom and Photoshop are used, you'll understand why I consider the combination of these two products to be the perfect solution for the digital photographer's post-production needs.
In the last chapter in this section, Chapter 3, I discuss the different types of image files photographers use. I also cover why one type is preferable to another during specific portions of the workflow. I then explain how to create and manage an organizational system that makes sense so that you can quickly find the files you want when you need them. Finally, I take a moment to discuss one of the most important subjects in Part I: backing up and archiving techniques and strategies. Be sure to ...