I took out my camera yesterday at the office during my lunch hour and just walked around taking some Lensbaby macro shots of various things that I found interesting, such as these fake decorative berries. Now what I find REALLY interesting was that I had the camera set to shoot in monochrome. Okay, that wasn’t the interesting part, I do that occasionally. When my camera software imported the photos from the camera, it imported them in black and white, like it is supposed to. Now THIS is the interesting part, when I imported them into Lightroom, Lightroom converted every photo to color. I did not know it would do that.
A couple of weeks ago I took some images of homes and murals and did most of them in black and white, but they imported into Lightroom in color. I thought I must have been mistaken in my thinking and not had the camera on monochrome like I thought. I wasn’t mistaken – I wasn’t going crazy after all.
I haven’t had Lightroom for more than a week or so and learn something knew about it every day. When I was going around the office shooting in black and white, I was thinking I should switch over to color for some of them, but wanted to stick to the monochrome setting. Now I know that I don’t have to worry about it. Now how cool is that?