Now that everyone and their mother has a digital camera capable of taking hundreds and even thousands of pictures in one sitting, the next logical step is a way to store and organize those images. And because of this, photo management software was born. If you asked most photographers, “What are the different photo management software packages out there?”, I bet 97% of them would only be able to tell you one answer; Adobe Lightroom.
While Lightroom does have a pretty large stake in this arena, there are a few companies out there trying to eat some of Adobe’s piece of the pie. One such company is DxO Image Science with their product, DxO Optics Pro which is currently at version 7.5. So how does it compete with the big boy on the block? Read on to see what we think.