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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 Today other video “tutorial” about the assembly of 4×5 camera. For this video I chose my favorite camera, the StenopeiKa 45se2 folding camera, I like it because it is a complete and complex camera and in a certain way reminds me when I started shooting with the Sinar f2, attention I did not say […]

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Ciao Ragazzi! We arrived at the last chapter (for now) of the series concerning the Im Anina project. In this video Paolo Mazzo will explain how the project was born and how the project is evolving, from a photographic point of view. I remind you (I advise you to go and review videos #1 and #2) […]

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Ciao Ragazzi! Today new (short) video about my last folding camera StenopeiKa 45se2. This time I want to show you the possibilities of movements that the camera offers you, the real strong point of this folding that wants to be a monorail view camera therefore with extreme movements, but with possibilities to shoot outside because the […]

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Ciao Ragazzi! Today is a great day! Is the day of the official presentation of the new 4×5″ folding camera, model StenopeiKa 45se2. After many months of testing with photographer Giulio Speranza (thank you for the pictures) and me I’m finally ready to launch this camera that is “younger sister” of the legendary StenopeiKa 810se2 folding […]

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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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