OK, this isn't about the Sony camera too much, but I thought it might be answered here best...
I'm working through the new a900 a bit, and since I now have eliminated film from my workflow entirely, I have the need to specifically address B&W conversions along with learning a new camera.
I'm a good PS user, and can do a good bit in there, especially when it comes to B&W manipulation. I know how to use the channel mixer, etc. and I am wondering if there is a good raw converter that enables good filtration like the channel mixer, or should I simply bring them inages into PS to do that manipulation?
I have a demo of C1 here, and also Aperture, and the Nik Silver EFX as well. I really like the strength of the Nik add-on to PS, so I'll probably use that for some grain effects along the way, but it doesn't feel all too great for the color filtration, even though it will do it some (and somewhat indirectly).
Neither C1 or Aperture seem to really have a strong B&W conversion toolset, unless I'm missing them.
I'd love to hear from some of you about B&W workflow for digital source material.