Originally Posted by gilbequick
Launcher Pro is also one worth checking out.
I used Launcher Pro for a looooong time then switched to Go Launcher. I ran that for a loooooong time now I'm on Nova with no plans on switching any time soon.
Nova's the best, hands down... especially if you're kinda new to the prospect of changing your user interface (UI). It's very user friendly.
To keep your photo wallpaper... after the nova install, just long press on a section of the homescreen not occupied by an app and select wallpaper.