Chapter 1. Introducing the Digital Photo Workflow

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So what is a photo workflow exactly? All we really want to do is take great pictures and reproduce them in the best way possible. But doing so actually involves a whole series of steps, from transferring the image files to a computer, to file naming, file format conversion, image optimization, and finally preparing the images for printing or other forms of presentation.

These steps are the basic components of a digital photo workflow, and will ideally be:

  • Fast

  • Affordable

  • Capable of delivering optimum image quality

A workflow requires knowledge, experience, and planning to function properly. Because different ...

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