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I do option A. I keep one file with the whole image. Then, I open that file in Photoshop, save it with "CUT" in the file name as a .PSD. I draw a clipping path using the pen tool around the whole object, or just part if I know exactly where I want it to stick out. I save the path, select it and create a layer mask. I place the original image in my InDesign ...
It is essentially A. You place the photo, determine the position of desired crop, then edit the photo in Photoshop so it is cropped where desired. For print production, and using InDesign+Photoshop, the image would just be saved with transparency as .psd files and placed into InDesign. On occasion, using 2 versions of the same photo can come in handy. ...
If I would be asked to do it, I would go for the solution A you mentioned. It's not a problem to make some adjustments in the psd file. About the standard file format I think there is not one for all, every format has its pro and cons sometimes you choose one other times another as needed.
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