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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Lightroom Faster | Use Smart Collections To Organize, Search, & Cull Better

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How To Fix Bad White Balance | A Simple 3 Step Method

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Beginner Lightroom Tips | Exploring Lightroom’s Seven Modules

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30 Years Of Canon EOS | A Timeline Of Innovation

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