Aloha and thank you for visiting our website. As you can see James' work ranges from commercial and advertising, to stock photography and editorial assignments, to fantasy art and retouching. Below the request form is a general list of the services that we provide. The rates vary depending on how much time is needed or the amount of production required for the job. Feel free to email us to discuss your needs and we will reply within 24 hours.

-James Anshutz Photography Team


Commercial Photography + Production


Mise En Scene Pictures is a botique photography + design agency under the direction of James Anshutz. Everything from concept renderings in 3D, to advertising campaigns, to full scale production with set building and costume design. We create memorable images for our clients on whatever scale is needed.


Our clients range from local small businesses, to agencies like Nella Media Group and Bennett Group, to international clients like  Sony Music Japan and Lululemon Athletica. We would love to discuss your project with you so please feel free to give us a call or email. RFP's reviewed and generally returned within 48 hours.

Heashots and Commercial Portraits

James regullarly offeres specials and group discounts for corporate headshots. Sessions are available at his studio in Downtown Honolulu, outdoors, or a studio setup at your office / place of business. 

Services are available to individuals, small businesses, and even large groups and corporations.




Photo Illustrations +
Photoshop Composites


Photo Illustrations or composites are like putting together a puzzle with photographs. The key is knowing what your puzzle will look like before you begin. James' award winning illustrations are created by working directly with each client to create their perfect image. Rates vary depending on the complexity of the design and the size of the production team needed. Illustration services are available commercially and for schools, entertainers, or families who want something a little different than the typical mantle piece. Non-commercial composites generally start around $900. Give us a buzz and let's chat about some of your ideas.

Event Photography


From large scale corporate events to private partys and gatherings, James is available to capture the best moments of your event.


Rates start at $150/hr with a 2 hour minimum and include a digital download of high resolution images within 72 hours. Basic usage rights included. Discounts are available for multi-day events and non-profit organizations. Contact us for additional information.

Product + Food Photography


Product photography services available on location or in our studio. Wether you need a maticulously crafted lighting setup for the perfect wine bottle ad or just clean images of your food, products, or jewelry for a website, we can personally accomidate your needs.


Product packages start at $349 with Food and Menu packages starting at $699.


Studio conveniently located in Downtown Honolulu

Retouching + Editing

Retouching and editing is one of James' specialties. Would he rather be sitting in an air conditioned studio at the artist lofts or lugging around a ton of gear in the hot Hawaii sun? Sometimes the questions answer themselves. Rates vary from $15 per photo for basic to $85/hr for commercial retouching. Discounts available for Professional Photographers


Services Include

Repairing old photographs

Retouching model portfolios

Basic blemish removals

Color correction and batch processing for professional  photographers

Advanced Commercial & Advertising Retouching

Photography and Photoshop Classes 


James' mastery of photoshop is evident through his image manipulation work.

For years he was an Advanced Photoshop Instructor at UH's Pacific New Media program and currently offeres workshops throug out Oahu.  He regularly hosts photowalks and workshops through Hawaii Camera along with teaching a summer Digital Photography program at Punahou School. Curriculums Available.


Group classes from $100/hr and private instruction available from $75/hr.


"Sometimes it's just easier to learn in-person than on Youtube!"

Family Portraits


James offers seasonal family portrait sessions starting at $349 with Images. Available both in studio or at any location around these beautiful islands of Hawaii. Please inquire above.