Photoshop Elements: Why are placed color images black and white?

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Why does Photoshop turn my colour pics to black and white? I am trying to make a simple banner by opening a new file and 'placing' a photo and adding text. As soon as I add the photo it turns to black & white. I have managed this fine in the past so I am wondering if I have accidently changed a setting? I'm wording on Elements 5.0. Any help would be much appreciated.
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Hello! you just need to change the mode of the file to RGB before you place the photo and text. You can also do it from the new document window.
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Thank you!