This is a list of the tools I actually use. I paid end-user price for all of these programs.
Mac OS X and iOS (Safari, iBooks, iTunes, Shortcuts, GarageBand, Photos)
At this point in my life, I am most comfortable in the Apple ecosystem.
Launch Center Pro (iOS) and Launcher (iOS)
Launch Center Pro and Launchet are my iOS shortcut interfaces. Automate common commands. Workflow used to reside here, until Apple incorporated it into the OS as Shortcuts
Drafts is my iOS text capture tool. Takes text input and sends it anywhere.
VSCOcam is my iOS photo capture tool. Takes pictures and sends them anywhere.
Editorial is my iOS text editor. It opens in a folder that syncs with my current Scrivener archive.
Evernote (cloud, OS X, iOS)
Evernote is my clippings archive. Keeps track of all the digital notes I take.
500px (cloud, iOS)
500px is my photography portfolio. Keeps final edits of my best photos.
Quicksilver (OS X)
Quicksilver is my OS X shortcut interface. Automates common commands.
OmniFocus (OS X, iOS)
OmniFocus is my project organizer. Keeps track of ongoing efforts to improve my self and world.
Scrivener (OS X, iOS)
Scrivener is my editor and librarian for long form writing. Keeps ideas and drafts of articles.
Lightroom (OS X, iOS)
Lightroom is my editor and librarian for photos. Categorizes photo library.
Photoshop (OS X)
Photoshop is my pro editor for photos.
Reaper (OS X)
Reaper is my pro editor for multi-track recordings.