By virtue of my profession, I've experienced life with women, unlike the average man, from photographing Playboy Playmates to American Idol stars; tall, thin, short, heavy, blonde, brunette, small chested, large breasted, blue eyes to brown, I've experienced what seems like every woman in every form for decades, and the richest part of these experiences plus observations were listening to them talk about the men in their lives -- they taught me what they want and don't want in men, what their knight in shining armor should possess and I share this valuable information with you plus more in this book. I felt the "story" must be told.
In the past 15 years, he's conducted over 600 seminars and workshops on glamour, beauty, fashion & nude photography in the U.S., Europe, Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, and Canada. Venues include Photo Plus Expo (NYC), Samy's Camera, Julia Dean Photo School, Photo Imaging & Design Expo in Calif., FotoFusion, the Universities of Texas, Virgin Islands, Calgary and many others.
He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Communication, summa cum laude from the University of Texas, San Antonio, plus trained there as a State of Texas Mediator in Conflict Resolution. The former Chief, Multimedia Production for the Air Force News Agency, Gomez was the Sept. 2006 Rangefinder cover story, Mysteries of Lighting. He's authored seven books, co-authored one, and is featured in four.
In 1994 the Dept. of Defense chose him as one of the Top Five military photographers worldwide, plus awarded him the Dept. of Defense Meritorious Service Medal for documenting the Latin America drug war over 26-months.
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 events.
Partial credits: Maloof Sports, Studio (featured photographer, contrib. editor), Parade (cover story, w/Eddie Adams), People, New York Times, Stars & Stripes, Playboy, Maxim, Sports Illustrated, Airman, Soldiers, PhotoInsider, Visáo, Rangefinder (cover story), Leica World News, St. Martin's Press, Keller Crescent, Photo District News, D-Pixx (cover story), Zoom NL, Photographie, PROFIFTOTO, and others.