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StenopeiKa 810se2 folding camera cypress wood from Tuscany, Italy

Large format photography

cameras and accessories for large format photography and alternative photographic process

Folding cameras

Traditional photography but new excellent wood and design, two focus systems and an incredible experience in control of image with independent movements

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Tailboard cameras

Modular large format cameras, design like 800's cameras but thinking for a modern collodion and film photographer, extensible in format and length in any moment

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Wetplate holders

Wetplate holders from 4x5" up to 20x24" with same dimensions of commercial fidelity film holder, and, on request, custom

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Lens

Lens with wooden barrel and glass lens design for portraits

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Contact print frames

Contact print frames for alternative photographic process, format A4, A3, A2 and custom on request

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Pinhole photography

Since 2009 the tradition of pinhole photography by StenopeiKa

Pinhole cameras

Traditional wooden pinhole cameras since 2009

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Paper pinhole cameras

Download the camera parts, print, fold and assembly your prefer camera

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ciao Ragazzi first video of 2018 and first tutorial experience, i hope that you like it and it can be useful to you. Tutorial subject: how to make a focus ground glass for your 8×10 camera. First of all i use a 2 mm thickness extra clear glass, cut to fit the frame of my 8×10 folding […]

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CIAO RAGAZZI! For the first video of the year I delegated Gianluca Bocci who made a review and tutorial on the model StenopeiKa 45se2 folding camera. For a review, Gianluca used a folding 4×5 in Iroko wood colored cherry. The video is in Italian… I know … but for any doubt do not hesitate to ask […]

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Ciao Ragazzi! In wishing you a happy new year, I leave 2017 with a new video: 3 reasons to choose tailboard modular camera. 1) modular: every parts of this kind of camera are interchangeable, and every parts will be replace with other in any moments without modifies on camera 2) Custom for you: you can […]

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Ciao Ragazzi! As the last week, today i’ll show you the 2nd video of series “StenopeiKa Stories – Im Anina”. If you follow me you know that i’m not only a camera maker but also a photographer, and i love take picture to persons and landscape, so thank to this my passions, i received an […]

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StenopeiKa 8x10 tailboard modular camera

This camera was born for everyone who haven’t got clear ideas of format and technique that he want to make.
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StenopeiKa 45se2 folding camera

New StenopeiKa 4x5" folding camera available for pre-order. Available in Iroko, mohogany and Cypress wood, and also with wooden or carbon fiber baseboard.
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