Mark W. Hoelscher is a photographer, colorist, & documentary filmmaker based in Washington, DC. His work focuses on portraiture and performing arts, documenting theatre, dance, & music in the District. He is also a videographer/editor/colorist for The Brookings Institution.

Available for freelance photography, video, post production, and color editing work.   


Instagram: @mwhphoto

Mark has worked with:

  • The Kennedy Center
  • Christopher K. Morgan & Artists
  • Dance Place
  • Pointless Theatre
  • We Happy Few Productions
  • Heart Stück Bernie
  • Blight Records
  • Interface Media Group
  • SKDKnickerbocker
  • Community Foodworks
  • and many more! 

Mark's work has been featured in:

Mark's work has been exhibited in: 



"Mark was wonderful to work with-- his footage is beautiful...and editing excellent. He translated our long list of wishes into a coherent story.

Always friendly and understanding, Mark gets our highest recommendation! 

-Hugo Mogollon, Director of Community Foodworks 


"poignant and beautifully-crafted visuals" 

-D.C. Music Download


"Ace portrait photog"

-Hometown Sounds


 Image by Ian McAllister

Image by Ian McAllister