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.   

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




Instagram: @mwhphoto

Or, you can fill out a contact form and I'll get back to you as soon as possible! 

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 Self portrait in my studio.

Self portrait in my studio.