This image is sweeping across the Internet, apparently spawning questions about priorities and perspective. A couple pays attention to their baby, while tragedy looms just a few feet away.
But is it fake or real?
If anything, there’s something going on in the photography to make the ship closer than it really is.
Here are several pictures that suggest there isn’t a sidewalk or bench area anywhere nearby.
All of these might lead one to conclude it’s a fake. There doesn’t appear to be a sidewalk within range to make the shot possible.
But then I found this one: