I am considering purchasing a new computer. I was all set to order an iMAC when I started thinking about the advantages of a laptop computer. The Macbook Pro 17" is close in price to the 24" iMac that I was going to order. Do you think it is a good solution to get a laptop to work on and then eventually get a second monitor and an external hard disk to attach to it at home? I would like to know how others who are using this solution find the capabilities of the MacBook Pro for photo editing--mainly using Photoshop CS2 and Capture NX. If you have attached a monitor to it, which one are you using and how is this working out for you?