Yes, the picture is real. Believe it or not, the man in the lighthouse was not killed. He was awaiting rescue via helicopter. That was the only reason he opened the door. Taken by Jean Guichard during a storm in 1989 off the coast of Brittany France,
The St. Augustine Light Station is an active lighthouse in St. The current lighthouse stands at the north end of Anastasia Island and was built in it is the most recent of a number of towers built in the area.