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Dish composition for Listing & Hero pictures
Dish composition for Listing

Culinary Photoshoot (Key Accounts)

V 1.4 - 2022.02.04


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:
Always delivering a fantastic ordering experience for users, partners and riders as well. 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

Your priority is capturing excellent photos. 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).


Rename your files following this structure:




Image Renaming Example:




- 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.


  • Dish Level Photo - crop ratio 1.4 : 1 , Plate center focus, 1440x1053 px

  • Listing Photo - crop ratio 1.9 : 1 website, Landscape, 4000x2080 px

  • Hero Photo - crop ratio 3.6 : 1 website, 4000x1100 px


Your mission is to display eye-pleasing pictures that make people eager to order food & products on foodpanda platform. Please read and follow these guidelines wisely, and make sure to:

- Highlight the restaurant.

- Make the dishes appear great.

The photoshoot should last between 1 and 3 hours depending on the number of dishes.

Do not hesitate to visit our Help Center to answer the questions you might have and click on the "Contact Us!" button (at the bottom of this guideline) to send us a message if needed. If the restaurant does not provide the full amount of dishes, a minimum of 70% of the dishes is required to complete the single dish shots and dish composition image.

The list below is a recap of all the photos that have to be taken during your photoshoot.

If you encounter any difficulties you can’t solve with the restaurant to do your work according to the guideline, please always contact the foodpanda account manager of the restaurant on the phone from the venue! A contact number will be always given by foodpanda in the comment part of the assignment on the OCUS platform.



Full frame or APS-C

General settings:

  • ISO 400 max


50-100mm (full frame)

General settings:

  • Aperture: f/11 - f/16