I'd welcome some advice, from more experienced post-processors than I, on the best off-the-shelf system to purchase for home editing. I have a Nikon D90 and have recently purchased a Sigma 105mm 1:2.8 macro lens to use with it. I am a dipterist and will be shooting small to very small insects. I have of course Nikon ViewNX, which when I've fully mastered it will no doubt enable me to do some fine things, and for quick tweaks can use Picasa. But what are the top people out there using - and will I need to sell the house to buy it?
I shall no doubt be asking later for hints and tips on shooting macro, both indoors, using pinned specimens, and outdoors - I've a long way to go. But let's start with the above.