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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! This time we go out from my workspace to take picture outside with StenopeiKa 5×7 tailboard modular camera, Sine-igne 200 mm f4 wooden lens and… try the new sutter pop-up tent for ice fishing. For the location, thanks to Lorenzo, it was possible to choose the alpine refuge “Faggione delle valli” located in a Acquerino […]

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Ciao Ragazzi! Today is the day of a new experience… the “in-boxing” of StenopeiKa contact print frame. But… Why make an “in-boxing”? Many Youtuber make an “un-boxing” but i never seen some manufacturer do the opposite, so i decided to give to my follower this new experience, i hope that you like it because I’m willing to […]

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Ciao ragazzi! Today i’ll show you the details of StenopeiKa 11×14″ native wetplate holder and 3 good reasons to to use it. So the first one is a technical reason, this holder is different from the commercial holder because it is not plugged into the camera but it is attracted to the camera so the accidental movements are […]

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Catlabs added an interesting video on its YouTube channel. He speak about the custom 8×10 wetplate holder that i make for him with 8×10 full size 208×257 mm mainly used in the United States market. Like the last versions of holders i use only plastic and metals (aluminium), i don’t use wood to avoid contamination. For the […]

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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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