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


Don’t Underestimate The Danger Of Railroad Shoots | Another Preventable Death By Train

Hey photographers, let’s take (yet another) moment to talk about something that comes up fairly often in internet...

Emma Watson’s ‘Breast-Backlash’ Controversy & Feminism In Photography

Many a breast has been bared in the name of fashion photography, but a pair belonging to an outspoken feminist...

Commercial Product Photography | A BTS Look At Set-Up, Prep, & Execution

The title “commercial photographer” carries with it a certain mystique, conjuring notions of grandeur or at least...

Pet Photography | 3 Quick Tips For Better Dog Photos

Pets are family and it’s important to have quality photographs of them in our lives. Most photographers who have...

What The Lens? | A Tool To Help You Discover Your Next Canon Lens

If you’re a Canon shooter who is contemplating which lens might best compliment your preferred aesthetic, there’s...

RGG EDU’s Photography Podcast Is One To Follow

RGG EDU, purveyors of photography and post processing tutorials, are among the finer photography education sources...

Hands On With The Minuscule Canon M5 Mirrorless | First Impressions

I’ve had the tiny and adorable Canon M5 mirrorless camera in my possession for a few weeks now and today I’ll...

PICSPOTR | Free On-The-Go Studio Management System

Working photographers can have a flood of business-related data bombarding them, but technology has the potential to...

How To Win Photography Contests | COOPH Brings the ‘POP’ Principle

Entering photo contests can be a great way to get your work in front of eyes you would really like to see what...

10 Tips To Help Take Your Images ‘From Basic To Boss’

Feeling like your work is looking a little “blah” and want to step it up a notch? Daniel Inskeep and...

The Millenial Marriage Proposal | It Doesn’t Count If It Doesn’t Look Perfect On Social

We all know at least one kid that practically lives on a smartphone or tablet. The younger generations have no...

How-To | Easy, Seamless Exposure Blending In Photoshop

Photoshop can be a mystifying environment, where despite a user’s best intentions sometimes things can go awry...