HAH, HAH, LOL! No, I didn’t hire a helicopter to get this shot.
This is a scale model of the lighthouse and keeper’s home, stored in a back room of another building on the grounds of the old lighthouse where they are currently continuing restoration work. If you look closely you can see the figure of a little lighthouse keeper on the front porch of this miniature replica.
Here’s the real one:
Point San Luis Lighthouse is located near Avila Beach, California. Visit the lighthouse website for information on tours.