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


How To Easily Blend Exposures For Interior Photography In Photoshop

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Stop Losing Money | Cost Of Doing Business For Photographers

Pricing is a point of contention these days among photographers in our easy-access digital world, where, it’s...

Flashpoint TTL Speedlights Now Available For Pre-Order For Fuji And Olympus

Just last week we reported a workaround for Fuji shooters to use Godox/Flashpoint strobes with TTL and HSS and today...

Adobe Releases Lightroom and ACR Updates With New Camera Support

If you’ve recently bought a brand new camera or lens and been met with the frustrating reality that Lightroom and...

3 Tips For Styling Food And Other Still Life Photography

In some ways, still life photography is easier than that with living subjects – there are literally fewer...

Fast And Easy Color Grading Using Split Toning & Blend If

Split toning is about adding different tints to highlights and shadows, and can add a little something special to an...

TTL & HSS For Fuji With Godox/Flashpoint

Oftentimes a photographer choosing to dwell outside of the “big two” camera brands will meet some...

Canon Announces New EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM Lens With Built-In Light

This week brings us an interesting announcement from Canon. They’ve just introduced a new macro lens with a...

The Panasonic GH5 Is Showing Evidence Of Real Autofocus Problems

Panasonic has earned a pretty good reputation among the videography crowd, and their updated flagship, the DC-GH5,...

Night Portraits Are Simpler Than You Think | Urban Night Photography Tips

You might think that night portraiture requires bringing lights on location, but with fast glass and a camera body...

Canon 5D Mark III gets 4K Video In New Magic Lantern Build

Magic Lantern has been providing Canon shooters with the features their cameras are capable of but for whatever...

Five Ways To Retouch Blemishes In Photoshop

Part of a portrait photographer’s job is to make their subject look as good as possible, maybe even a little...