The Digital Photographer’s Workflow For RAW Files | Todd Owyoung

As a music photographer, I’m often in a position where I shoot a large volume of images and have to turn them around in very short order. An efficient workflow for editing, processing, and delivering digital photography is therefore critical. Whether I’m shooting on assignment, for the band, or for a corporate client, my workflow is largely the same. Here’s what I’ve found to be an extremely efficient digital photography workflow, from file import to delivery and backup.
Here are the 9 main steps I’ll discuss in my photography workflow:

  1. Ingest
  2. Metatag
  3. Edit
  4. Catalog
  5. Process
  6. Export
  7. Upload
  8. Deliver
  9. Backup …..