Alternatively, you could say that a "best of breed" solution would be Raw Developer for basic raw conversion (WB, exposure and contrast etc); LR for most everything else; PS for the special stuff and printing. Multiple physical files..managed within LR.
Originally Posted by glenerrolrd
As Doug Peterson from Capture Integration wrote:
...Brian Griffith does Iridient Raw Developer essentially by himself and manages to get better results (in pure IQ terms) than LR and is on par with C1 (sometimes better). This is because of the same thing: he is very very very good in the realm of image processing and because his priority is always quality over speed/features/workflow.