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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3 Lightroom Editing Tips To Tip The Scales

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Composition | Why You Should Add Low Angles To Your Bag Of Tricks

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Peek User Testing | A Free Assessment Of Your Photography Site’s User Experience

If you run a photography business of any kind your site can engage or repel clients. Make it good.

3 Ways To Cover Your A$$ As A Photographer

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Seasons Of Norway | This 8k Time-Lapse Will Take Your Breath Away

Norway is an ideal location for a professional time-lapse nature photographer, resplendent and unspoiled in a way few...

Beautiful Wedding Video Shot On iPhone 7 | Further Proof Your Gear Is Probably Good Enough

Smartphones have been giving digital cameras a run for their money since their inception and now that iPhones can...

Moving Portraits (Not Cinemagraphs) | A New Take On Combining Stills With Video

You’ve heard of cinemagraphs, the video/photograph hybrid which is technically a video though it looks more like a...

Who Ever Said Landscape Photography Was Easy? | The Ugly Truth With Thomas Heaton

It’s easy to look at a beautiful landscape photo and not think of what toll the journey to make it may have taken...