This day, I forgot to check my camera settings. As a result, these images were starved for light, and appeared "noisy," or grainy, when I first posted them. Since then, an AI-based denoiser arrived in my photo editor. The photos you now see have been processed to remove the noise.
For some viewers, the noise, or grain, held a nostalgic appeal, reminding them of film-based photos of the past—an appropriate treatment, they felt, for an old-fashioned activity such as reading a newspaper. My apology to them for the modernization.