This is not grain in the background - it's sharp snow texture. Additionally, blending three images together with enfuse has effectively removed the large falling snow-flakes.
Camera Exif Information
Original Date-Time:2012-01-02T11:02:58
Exposure Programme:Aperture priority
Exposure Time:1/125 s
Camera Make:Panasonic
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Camera Model:DMC-GH2
Flash:No, compulsory
Shutter speed value:1/125 s
Shutter speed value:0.008
ISO sensitivity:250
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