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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Madi from London wrote on June 30, 2020 at 4:28 pm
Hi there,

I am studying John for my final school project on the history of photography and the 3 most influential photographs in history. The black power salute is a very important image especially right now with the black lives matter movement.
Admin Reply by: Evelyn
Hi Madi,
So glad to know you have chosen to study John’s photo, the Black Power Salute, for your final project on the History of Photography and the most significant photographs You contribute to the importance of this photograph by your research and how this photos lives on today with the Black Lives Matters movement.
Thank you,
Evelyn Floret
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