I shot both black and white and color RAW files on the same SD card. After importing the images into LR5 I noticed that the black and white files were converted back to color? Why did Light room change my B&W files to color after import. Do I need to change a setting in LR5 prior to importing a mix of color and B&W RAW files?
Raw files are always color.
The b/w info is just a flag in the EXIF data, which most third-party software does not read including Adobe.
Lightroom has an option to convert to black/white, but it is done individually in the Develop module.
Thanks for the help.
If you want B&W-
Choose a folder, Select all (CTRL+A) in the Library Grid View,
Dont like that.! Press CTRL+Z