21 December 1989. gale force winds and huge waves of 20 to 30 metres high. Lighthouse keeper Théodore Malgorn waiting to be rescued. photographer Jean Guichard took his world-famous shot as the wave smashed against the tower. Théodore Malgorn, rushed back inside just in time to safe his life. Jean Guichard's 1989 dramatic storm photo shots earned him the World Press Photo award.
Rage in color, By Veselin Malinov. An amazing picture. Exquisite composition, with the interesting, eye-catching shape made by the waves and the burst of color in the form of the lighthouse amidst the waves.
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,