Rolando Gomez (born 1962) is an American freelance photographer and author of four photography how-to books, one social media book, and one self-help book, the latter with a favorable Kirkus Review. Gomez was selected as a Quora Top Writer in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
In 1994 the Dept. of Defense chose him as one of the Top Five military photographers worldwide, plus awarded him the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for documenting the Latin America drug war over 26-months during the Pablo Escobar era. Gomez captured photos on assignment during the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Olympics, Presidential Inauguration, Desert Storm, Uphold Democracy in Haiti, Northern Watch in Turkey and the 1994 Rwandan refugee crisis in Africa plus many more world events.