Jean Guichard

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Jean Guichard, born in Paris, on April 28, 1952,[1] is a French photographer known for his images of lighthouses. One series of seven pictures, titled La Jument, is world-famous; taken in 1989, it depicts the French lighthouse "La Jument" in a tempest. In the photograph, a wave is about to engulf the lighthouse as its keeper thinking Guichard's was the rescue helicopter, looks out the open door.

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  1. ^ Artist's official biography