Terribly sad news to report that legendary Fleet St photographer John Downing passed away early this morning. He was simply the best of his generation & the most generous of men who inspired & mentored so many young photographers. My love & condolences to Anita & Johns family RIP
— Tom Stoddart (@Stoddart_Photos) April 8, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Very sad news about John Downing. A top-notch photojournalist and standard bearer for quality newspaper photography. https://t.co/EMrASrFfpv
— Paul Duerinckx (@drinckx) April 8, 2020