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


Gear & Apps Photoshop Better | Five Tips To Make Better Use Of Your Wacom Tablet
By Holly Roa on November 16, 2017
Wacom tablets are incredibly useful tools for those who often work in Adobe programs...
Gear & Apps New Lightroom Downloader App Allows Lightroom Creative Cloud Files To Be Downloaded En Masse
By Holly Roa on November 15, 2017
Lightroom changes and cloud integration have been much ballyhooed, but one concern that...
News & Insight The History Of Copyright | Blood, Money, Religion, And Art
By Holly Roa on November 12, 2017
Photographers are taught to cling to their copyrights with both hands and with good...
Gear & Apps DJI Zenmuse X7 Secures Top DXO Ranking For Mirrorless Super 35
By Holly Roa on November 9, 2017
Another day, another top DXO score. This one is of interest to drone enthusiasts, as...
Featured Projects Monsoon IV | 4K Time-Lapse Captures Desert Storms In Incredible Detail
By Holly Roa on November 8, 2017
As thrilling as a perfectly-timed and well-executed storm photo can be, it’s hard to...
Post Production Tips Lightroom Better | Creating A Rich, Faded Wedding Look
By Holly Roa on November 7, 2017
Many Lightroom users operate with an understanding of the straightforward aspects of...
Gear & Apps Peak Design Updates Capture Camera Clip, Slide & Slide Lite Straps | Kickstarter Discount
By Holly Roa on November 6, 2017
Lovers of Peak Design, we’ve got some exciting news for you today: this week only,...
Tips & Tricks Photoshop CC 2018 | 5 Need-To-Know New Features
By Holly Roa on November 4, 2017
With 2018 versions of Adobe program releases came much scrutiny of Lightroom naming...
Inspiration How To Find Creative Inspiration | Creativity Is An Open Book
By Holly Roa on November 2, 2017
As ‘creatives,’ the expectation that we continually pull ideas from the ethers can...
Gear & Apps Aiming For Lightroom Users, Luminar 2018 Brings New Features, User Interface, Now For Windows
By Holly Roa on November 1, 2017
With Adobe confusing their user base with oddly chosen, ominous sounding name changes...
News & Insight Creating An Iconic Portrait | Albert Watson On Creating Steve Jobs’ Favorite Image Of Himself
By Holly Roa on October 31, 2017
“You’re across a table from four or five people who don’t agree with you, but you...
Gear & Apps Lustra 50 LED Panel By PRL | A New Player In The LED Game To Marry Video & Stills Shooters
By Holly Roa on October 30, 2017
As video capabilities have become a staple in new cameras, LED lighting has become an...