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It won't be used for hours on end away from an outlet. It would be nice though to be able to take it places, to show clients what there photos look like, after the shoot.
If that is the case...then why not just build an editing station..a desktop...Then get a cheap notebook..for like 300 or below to use as a previewer..for your clients...

But mobility is awesome..have macbook air and ya its just nice to have the ability and freedom to take it out on the water and shoot or be in the forest for days and edit right there..

But Go with the macbook pro...just look for a refurbed one they have on the apple site..
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MacBook for sure. Especially if it's going to be used to present photos to clients, it just screams professional whether or not that's the case lol. I do find a lot of the features in OSX makes for a quicker workflow, for me at least when doing heavy Photoshop work.
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It won't be used for hours on end away from an outlet. It would be nice though to be able to take it places, to show clients what there photos look like, after the shoot.
I say just build a fast desktop with an IPS monitor, then get an inexpensive tablet to show clients. That's how I roll. (I use an iPad BTW) You could probably get the desktop + tablet for less than the cost of a MBP.
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