Caren Louise McIlhaney Hoehner is a freelance photographer based in Northern Virginia, working primarily for portrait clients as well as photographing events.

About Me: Behind the camera is truly my choice view of the world and it's a documentary approach to my subject that I most love: Capturing what is real and beautiful in all things.  A life of exploring and learning was my way and experience with photography. And it was in the pre-digital days of film that my journey began. But it wasn't until my youngest son entered preschool and my oldest left for college, that I found a bit time and space in life to launch Caren Louise Photographs, LLC. I'm a native of Austin Texas, an Auburn grad, and I hold a master's degree from The University of North Texas. I lived the very formative years of our family life in eastern Ukraine. From there we moved to Northern Virginia which I now claim as home with my husband, David, and our 5 kids, my inspiration.


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