If you have a semi-pro digital SLR
... then chances are you're going to be post processing before you do any printing. And chances are you have a semi-pro printer to print them on too.
Still, if the card reader presents itself to the OS via USB, then that could be a good way to de-clutter your desk.
And what's with the 15 page tray underneath? Is it really 15 or 150?