Just found out that I can change pictures in my camera to black and white after I have taken the picture, it is on the options in play mode. From what you are all saying though it is better to convert it into black and white using software.
I tried shooting in b/w but as soon as I put in LR it got switched back to color.
That's what happens if you shoot RAW. There's no real reason to shoot in B&W in camera.
I shoot RAW 24/7 and convert to B&W. I hadn't done many B&W's before because I was never satisfied with my conversions in LR. I then got Visual Supply Co.'s "Film" plugin, and it works marvelously. Here are a few examples: