Photographer, Author, Blogger, Social Media Consultant, Photojournalist, Mediator in Conflict Resoltion
Verified on Facebook and Twitter, Rolando Gomez, a former U.S. Army combat photographer is a freelance photographer, photojournalist, blogger, and social media consultant. Author of five photography books, one social media book, and one self-help book, his assignments have taken him to 43 countries. He’s lectured at major expos, universities, and charity events and operates LensDiaries.com and AmericanoDream.com.
Gomez earned a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Communication, Electronic Media, summa cum laude, from the University of Texas, San Antonio, and is a State of Texas Mediator in Conflict Resolution. After leaving the Army in 1995, the former Staff Sgt. become the Chief of Multimedia for the Air Force News Agency where he oversaw the photo desk plus streaming media for the Internet television and radio programs of the U.S. Air Force website.
Partial credits include Parade, People, New York Times, Playboy, Rangefinder, Maxim, Sports Illustrated, St. Martin's Press, NBA, Amherst Media, Studio Photography, Digital Imaging, Peterson's 4-Wheel Drive, Stars & Stripes, Army Times, Airman, Soldiers, San Antonio Express News, AOL/Time Warner, Leica World News, and many nationwide newspapers.