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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Caprice Kaye wrote on May 22, 2017 at 5:43 pm
Tue, 13 November 2012 23:14:34 +0000

Hi Uncle John,
I hear you are in the hospital, but making some nice progress. You are in my thoughts, and I'm sending you warm, healing thoughts and keeping you in my prayers as well.
I hope each hour that goes by you continue to show progress, and most importantly, that you feel good and comfortable.

Thank you to Sarah and Evelyn for their support in getting the word out that we could write to you. And, as always, Cousin Mary, for spreading the word to the Sevillas as well.

Love & hugs to you, Uncle John. Love,
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