The workflow determines which tools we acquire and use, and these then have their own effects on the shape of the workflow. Let’s take a look at Figure 2-11 and use it to put together a useful set of tools.
Use Photoshop with Bridge for downloading and data management. Bridge uses ACR for its RAW editor and (optionally) for the basic optimization of JPEG and TIFF images. The other optimization steps and printing are handled by Photoshop itself.
This combination is a great starting point but lacks a real database for managing large amounts of data.
The only difference from the A version is the use of one or more RAW editor(s), depending on the number and type of cameras you use.
If your RAW editor has ...