Holly Roa

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Seattle based photographer with a side of videography, specializing in work involving animals, but basically a Jill of all trades.
Instagram: @HJRphotos


  • Cinematography
  • Commercial
  • Food
  • Headshot
  • iPhonography
  • Macro
  • Pet
  • Photojournalism
  • Product
  • Wedding


  • Composite Photography
  • Digital Photography
  • DSLR Video
  • Medium Format Digital
  • Natural Light Photography
  • Advanced Retouching
  • Compositing/Manipulation
  • Off-Camera Lighting
  • Studio Lighting
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Adobe Camera Raw
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premier
  • Capture One Pro


  • Destination Photography
  • Lead Shooting
  • Lighting Assisting
  • Local Photography
  • Second Shooting



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iPhoneography | A Recipe For Professional Instagram Pics With A Cookie Sheet & Stump

Sometimes there are unexpected tools right under your nose and you don’t even realize it until you see someone else...

Spy In The Wild | Robot Animals With Spy Cameras Give You A New Take On Wildlife Photography

Mirrorless is so 2016. This year is all about animatronic cameras meticulously crafted to look like wild animals, at...

Another One Bites The Dust | Last Target Portrait Studios To Close

It’s been a trend for a few years now: low-budget department store photography kiosks have been becoming less...

Instagram Now Supports Wide Color Space | Still Doubting Its Relevancy For Photographers?

It’s the dawning of a new era of color space on the internet, yet another change ushered in by Apple that will...

Cyberbullies VS Photo Community | One Photographer’s Battle

There are moments that the photography community on social media really comes through for one another, and this is...

Kate Middleton Receives High Photographic Recognition | Predictably, Photographers Protest, But Why?

The Royal Photographic Society is a longtime organization for photographers in a similar vein to organizations...

Chipotle Cautionary Tale | Sued For $2.2 Billion For Using Photo Without Model Release

As if Chipotle hadn’t been in enough hot water lately, they are now facing a lawsuit for over $2,000,000,000...

Skip The CR2 | New Magic Lantern Development May Let Users Capture DNG Files In-Camera

Magic Lantern has long been producing mods to let Canon users get more out of their gear than the manufacturer built...

Getting To Know Your New Camera To Get The Best Out Of It

It’s been a week since many photographers unwrapped shiny new cameras, and if you were one of them you may be...

Study Suggests 2021 Digital Photography Market Share Of $110 Billion, Social Media Is A Catalyst

Social media is a massive force in today’s world – for good, bad, and everything in between. It has the power...

What’s A T Stop Got To Do With It? | T Stops VS F Stops & When They’re Used

DSLR video is more prevalent than ever as we sit mere days away from 2017 and as such, more still photographers are...