On Credibility — There's a short period of time where a new switcher to Mac OS X has heightened credibility amongst their Windows- or Linux-using peers.
Photography — I'm a keen amateur photographer, and occasionally shoot weddings professionally. So if I'm going to switch to OS X I need a good system to download, manage, edit and print my images.
Switching Strategy — I don't want to make the switch to Mac OS X and then discover I've made a costly mistake. Here's how I'm planning to mitigate the risk.
The Background — First, some background info. What are my computing needs, and why am I even considering switching from Windows to a different operating system?