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Studio single dish
Studio dish composition

VIP Culinary photoshoot

V 1.1 - 2021.12.08


"foodpanda is food delivery marketplace. The service allows users to select from local restaurants and place orders via its mobile applications as well as its websites.

foodpanda mission:
"Bringing good food into your everyday. That's our mission.
That means we don't just deliver -we bring it, always going the extra mile to make your experience memorable.
And it means this is delicious food you can enjoy everyday: from vibrant salads for healthy office lunches, to indulgent family-sized pizzas, to fresh sushi for a romantic night in. Whatever you crave, we can help."


How to schedule a photoshoot

If you are scheduling for the first time and are not sure of the correct process, please follow the instructions here to ensure that you follow the correct protocol with the business owner.

By accepting this assignment, you will be representing OCUS in the eyes of our client. We count on you to demonstrate a high level of professionalism in your coming interactions. If a photoshoot already has an appointment scheduled, please respect this appointment and only assign yourself to the photoshoot if you are available at this time.

Assignments are not all the same. Please go to OCUS platform and verify the imagery you need to deliver.


When and how to upload my images

To ensure consistency, OCUS is handling the post-production internally. Please respect the following requirements to make sure that we can deliver the best outcome to our client.

- Don’t edit any of your pictures (no crop, no edit)

- Don’t erase your metadata

- Select your best shots and don't send more files than required

- Follow the naming convention below (take some notes during the photoshoot to keep all the needed information)


Single Dish : dishname.jpg Dish Composition : hero.jpg Make sure the dish name matches the restaurant menu on foodpanda app.

- Please make sure you upload your media in the correct category. - Don’t forget to validate your assignment after uploading your files. /!\ Send your pictures the same day than the photoshoot before midnight. /!\ Keep your RAW files until your mission is validated.


Your mission is to showcase all of a restaurant’s dishes on foodpanda's platform when people order. Please read and follow these guidelines wisely, and make sure to:

- Highlight the restaurant

- Make the dishes appear delicious

- You speak German

- You are available to realize this photoshoot in the next few days

- You own a suitable background for this type of photoshoots: wood, stone, slate

If you don’t answer to these requirements, please release the assignment on the map, and another photographer will take it!

Always shoot in RAW, but upload JPG files.

Do not hesitate to visit our Help Center ( ) to answer the questions you might have and click on the "Chat with us" button to send us a message if needed.




Full frame or APS-C

General settings:

  • ISO 400 max

  • Shutter speed: 1/150


35-50mm (full frame)

General settings:

  • Aperture: f/5.6 - f/16

All the equipment above is mandatory. If one of them is missing, please do not take this assignment.