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 Better | Using The Point Curve For The Look You Want

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Beginning in 2016, drone owners had to register with the Federal Aviation Administration if they wanted to fly their...

A Truly Fascinating Demonstration Of The Importance & Effect Of Light Placement | Must Watch

If you have some familiarity with photographic lighting, you are likely at least a little familiar with the different...

Freelance Isn’t Free Act Now In Effect | Brings New Protections For Freelancers

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iPhone 7 Plus VS Arri Alexa | Can An iPhone Keep Up With An $80,000 Professional Video Camera?

iPhones have been called ‘DSLR killers,’ and they got 4k video before Canon’s 5D series. They are pretty...

Posing Tips | The Three-Point Checklist

It’s amazing what a huge impact small details can have on how a photograph is read. When shooting candids, you can...

CreativeLive’s Photoshop Week 2017 Starts Today – Tune In For Free

It’s that time of the year again – our friends at CreativeLive are hosting a week-long extravaganza of...

Lightroom Tips | How To Fix Perspective & Distortion in Lightroom

While retouching and post processing are about as old as photography itself, there are corrections that are uniquely...

How To Shoot Great Photos & Video On An iPhone

It’s no secret that today one of the biggest deciding factors for someone who is phone shopping is its camera....