John Dominis

A tribute to the late, great Life photographer

John Dominis passed away peacefully on December 30, 2013. By his side was his partner of more than three decades, artist Evelyn Floret. The renowned photo-journalist passed away at their home following complications from emergency bypass surgery a year earlier.

This website has been set up by Evelyn Floret, at the suggestion of Mike Maple. It is here so that his friends and admirers can sign his guestbook and share their memories of this extraordinary man. He may be remembered through his prolific work, which may be found through the links on the His Work and Obituaries page(s).

Please use the Guestbook  section below to share your thoughts/post comments about John. The notes posted here prior to his passing were most meaningful to him and those posted now are meaningful to those who were close to him.


John was a great inspiration to many in the creative community. If you count yourself among them and care to share a link to your website, John would be proud to offer a link to it from this site. Photos may be manually added in your guestbook message by the administrator, if you would please send them as email attachments to Evelyn at Please also use that email address, should you have any other problem pertaining to this website.

Thank you for your support.

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Heather wrote on May 22, 2017 at 5:51 pm
Fri, 23 November 2012 00:07:04 +0000

Hi Mr. Dominis, you don't know me, but I'm a fan of your work. I studied some of your pics in college, and am constantly amazed as I look at more of them. Your cats, your work in Vietnam and Korea, the celebrities, the food, the olympics, on and on, your pictures are beautiful, tell such stories, display your brilliance and bravery so clearly. I'm awfully sorry you're sick. I just wanted to say thank you for all the photos you've given us, these priceles views into times and places most of us can never hope to see firsthand. You've really made your life a gift to the rest of us. I hope you appreciate how many people you have touched and will continue to touch in the years to come. Feel better soon!
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