Stenopeika - LARGE FORMAT CAMERAS

hand tailored large format cameras from Tuscany - Italy

X camera 4x5

Very light (1,5 kg) and thin camera (20x23x7,5 cm when close). On this camera you'll find fine focus system, professional focus ground glass, and advanced back for graflock roll film holders, separate and independent movements, mechanical zeroes on all movements, very rigid body made of aluminum, standard in iroko, cypress or olive wood.
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Affordable cameras

Affordable cameras from 297€ up to 799€ from 4x5 to 8x10 format, very light and easy camera, with all magnetic parts
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Folding cameras classic

Classic folding cameras from 4x5" up to 20x24" format, very strong and precise cameras with very large movements, customizable and with the possibility to choose the carbon fiber base board and all magnetic parts. Available in iroko and exclusive cypress and olive wood from Tuscany.
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Tailboard cameras

Wetplate collodion cameras, almost entirely in wood, modular and customizable, are vintage-designed cameras designed for studio photography with old techniques. Available in iroko and cypress wood, you can build your camera directly online.
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Our Courses On Line - Free resources

Free tutorial - How to use large format camera outside

Free tutorial, how to use a large format camera outside, 3 free videos and the complete list of the material you need to shoot with large format camera, thank to Giulio Speranza.
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On-line large format courses

Not only cameras but also e-learnig with a very complete video-course, thanks to the collaboration with the large format photographer Giulio Speranza, has been realized a complete video course, composed of 18 video lessons to tackle the journey in large format photography.
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accessories for large format photography and alternative photographic process

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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Blog articles

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Ciao ragazzi today a double presentation, we have the Stenopeika 810se2 total black edition folding camera (iroko wood painted black with a carbon fiber base) and the new collaboration with the dark clothes of the Wanderer! From today, therefore, you can receive a Stenopeika camera with a dark cloth of your choice in the wide […]

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Hi guys I’ll wait for you on Saturday, March 16th in Rome for the introductory conference at the (posthumous) exhibition by Carlo Desideri, my former client (unfortunately), who shot the exhibition before he died with a 6×6 pinhole camera made by me. Eugenio Corsetti, the printer, and Carlo’s son, Francesco Desideri, will also speak. I […]

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Ciao Ragazzi! today i’ll show the olive wood version of StenopeiKa 45se2 folding camera, i’ll show you the technical features in a previous video so today i’ll show you this new version with this incredible wood!!! So if you want to see this camera outside here you find the free tutorial “how to use large […]

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ciao ragazzi! today I propose an esthetic challenge between two X cameras, the first one made with olive wood and the second one made with dark cypress wood. the technical features are the same for both cameras, so we have to notice the beautiful and unique veins of the olive wood while the cypress has […]