The synced images will remain in your Phone under Camera roll>Lightroom.
Only smart previews are synced across all your devices and can be managed by adding them into collections.
See this linked discussion Re: Moving from synced Lightroom mobile collection to external hard drive collection in Photoshop Lightroom
Thank you, Akash. But that appears to work only for photos I've manually moved to the Camera Roll on my phone. Is there a way to access other photos taken from within Lightroom, without having to select each one individually for inclusion on the Camera Roll?
Images taken from Lr mobile should show up in a different collection as "Lightroom Photos".
The images from "Camera roll" needs to be into Lightroom.
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If synced correctly, then the Originals taken with the Lr Mobile camera should appear on your hard drive (the location can be found in the Lr Desktop-Mobile Preferences and can be changed if required).
Is this what you require?
Well, yes... and no. It's definitely a useful piece of information, but when I look at my current preferences, and then on my hard drive go to where it says the photos should be, they're not there. But perhaps this has to do with the magic phrase, "If synced correctly."
Essentially what I want to be able to do is import photos from Lightroom Mobile into Lightroom desktop as though they were coming from an SD card out of a camera. I'm not interested in the cloud, or in having LR mobile and desktop synchronized. I just want to use LR mobile as an app for taking raw images, and then treat my phone like a camera. But I can't figure out how to do that.
Did you ever find a solution to this problem? I’m having the same issue. I have almost a 1,000 photos currently in LR Mobile from my iPhone all lumped into the "All Synced Photographs" catalog. In the past, I have copied the photos out to another folder, deleted the originals from LR CC and re-imported them so that I could sort them by date folders. The problem is that you lose all develop settings you may have made to those images on LR Mobile app.
Currently the only way (apart from copying out to the Camera Roll) to get the Photos to Lr Desktop is via the Cloud.
There is a feature request, where you can vote, for LAN syncing here: