Rondal Partridge

United States 1917 - 2015


Rondal Partridge
Rondal Partridge
United States
April 16, 2013
Ok, I know it's so damn corny to quote somebody just to describe yourself, let alone Confucius, but this quote says all about my relationship with Widewalls, so forgive me for doing this: Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. Am I forgiven?

Rondal Partridge was an American photographer best known for his portraits of the working class people, but also of many notable persons like Odetta, Ruth Asawa,Judy Dater, John Carl Warnecke, Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams and Diego Rivera. In the very beginning of his career, he was an assistant to famous photographers Dorothea Lange and Ansel Adams. Partrige also has a long and prosperous career as a filmmaker. He died at the age of 97.

Featured image: portrait of the artist © Los Angeles Times