The others have given some pretty good advice.
The longer answer, is that I do a bloody lot of this. Currently at a little shy of a half terabyte, and 30K images in my catalog. As far as managing the Data goes, I keep all my original raw files in one directory structure arranged by date (ie: Photos/2012/2012-06-25/filename.raw). Do all your further organization and editing within a non destructive editing application such as lightroom or aperture.
I can not stress enough how important backups are. Time-machine, or other automated local backup solutions are great, but they should be augmented by other offline and off-site backups that you update regularly.
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- My photo organizing routine, Steve in CT, Sun, 24 Jun 2012 07:02:22
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- my best recommendations to jAlbum!, Siegfried, Sun, 24 Jun 2012 02:10:23
- Adobe Lightroom. nm, Simon S, Sat, 23 Jun 2012 20:56:50
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