Develop Your Own Approach to the Workflow

The five phases we listed at the beginning of this chapter are sure to become part of your personal workflow, although the order you address them in will depend on your aims, your personal style, and the tools you use. There will always be differences in the details of every person’s approach to the workflow and your own workflow will develop as your experience increases.

The main differences in approach depend on whether you are working with RAW or TIFF/JPEG images and whether you use all-in-one workflow software or a collection of software tools.

If you shoot RAW images and use specialized data management software such as Microsoft’s Expression Media or Extensis Portfolio, with their less powerful image ...

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