The joys of shooting at ISO 3200

Normally I am the first to urge people to shoot at the lowest possible ISO settings that they can get away with given the subject. For landscapes I regularly use ISO 25 film (from a tripod) whereas for most other work I use ISO 100 or ISO 400 film at the most. This also applies to my DSLR where I do abhor noise in colour photos. However, when converted to very contrasty black and white, the noise does become like grain and all of a sudden acceptable. The photos below I shot at ISO 3200 without flash but with the in-camera noise reduction enabled:


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