With us, good craftsmanship pays off.

Whether a long-time experienced professional or a creative newcomer, we are constantly on the lookout for top-notch photographers. As the world’s leading food photography agency, our collection includes a wide-ranging variety of images, videos, features, and recipes related to cooking, eating, & enjoying. Modern, authentic, distinctive images on all aspects of these areas are our forte. We look forward to being surprised by your work and look forward to hearing from you. We will help you to sell your images all over the world.

Food photography is our passion.
Is it yours too?

Why StockFood?

Close to the Customer

Our customers include major publishing houses and agencies, as well as a wide variety of specialty clients from the food and media industries. We maintain close contact with our customers and value a relationship based on partnerships, guaranteeing that we will help you reach the right buyers.


Professional keywording your images, feedback on your submissions, a close exchange between you and our curators, plus we keep you constantly informed about our clients' needs and current trends.

Globally networked

With our network of international partner agencies, we offer your images in numerous countries on all continents. By doing this, we reach international buyers around the globe in the publishing, advertising, and media industries for you.

Best Of

We stand for passion and expertise in food photography and recipes. Our team of experienced curators is constantly on the lookout for new talent. We offer our customers over 800,000 selected works by the best photographers.

What we are looking for

Motifs that impress. Images that speak for themselves and can stand alone. Single images with that wow factor, with depth, width, or detail.

Photos in which there is more than just a beautiful motif. Pictures that make you creative: Recipe photography and step-by-step instructions. Gladly including recipe texts and further information.

Images that move and are moving. Videos on the entire range of topics related to recipe preparation. Short clips, stop motion, or ready-to-go videos with sound.

Reportages. They take us on a culinary journey to a special food theme, a country, a season or a festive occasion. Photographs and the accompanying texts tell stories.

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Publication examples

Desserts - The Ultimate Cookbook
Fresh Food 2023
John Whalen III - Seasoned
National Geographic - Traveller-Food
Meatballs - The Ultimate Cookbook
Air Fryer Recipes
Baking Heaven Jubilee Special
Baking Heaven - June 2021
Baking Heaven - July 2021
Gluten-Free Heaven - April 2020
Great British Food - Spring 2022
Great British Food - June 2021
Great British Food - October 2019
Great British Food - September 2019
Great British Food - Spring 2021
Lose Weight Feel Great! - July / August 2021

How do I become a StockFood photographer?

To apply to StockFood, please email us at with a link to your website or online gallery. This way we can get a first impression of your portfolio and give you feedback. If we recognize a good basis for a successful work relationship, we would like to see more of you and finally conclude with a photographer contract with you.

In this document, you will find everything you need to know on how to make the delivery of your photographs, features, and videos as smooth as possible:

When submitting features or videos, the corresponding submission form must be filled out and sent along with the feature or video:

If necessary, model releases and/or property releases must also be sent with the delivery. Please see the provided corresponding contracts:

The Model Release Agreement complies with the general data protection regulation (DSGVO) and was developed by lawyers of the BVPA, the German Federal Association of the Image Industry. However, please note: The model forms provided here do not constitute legal advice and do not replace legal or other advice related to the individual case.

Margarita Semadeni

Margarita Semadeni

Margarita helps you with all your questions:

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