Converting to Black and White in RAW
Photoshop CS6 Tutorial
How to Convert a RAW Image to Black and White in Photoshop
There are several ways to convert your color images to black and white in Photoshop. If you shoot in the camera RAW format, there are a couple of more methods.
This topic explains how to convert an image to black and white; first with the Saturation slider and second by using the HSL/Grayscale panel.
Open a RAW image in Photoshop (File > Open).
Make sure the Preview checkbox is selected and click the Basic tab icon.
The first way to convert your image to black and white is to pull the Saturation slider to -100. Once you are finished, return the slider back to zero.
To convert your image to black and white using a second method, click the HSL/Grayscale icon to open it's panel.
Click the Convert to Grayscale checkbox, then adjust the sliders to enhance the image. Click the Open button to open your image in Photoshop.