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 I’ll try to solve a problem! Yes, you understood correctly! Have you ever tried to make contact prints with multiple exposures using the same negative? For example the bichromate printing process? Surely you will have invented everything to put back the correct position of the paper-negative combination, holes, tweezers, adhesive tape, etc. […]

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Ciao Ragazzi! Do you have 4×5 and 5×7 holders but are afraid to switch to the 8×10 format?   No problem!   Today I’ll show you how to use your 4×5 and 5×7 film holders with a reduction back on Hyper camera 8×10 advanced. So click below and enter the world of the 8×10 format: […]

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Ciao ragazzi! After the presentation fo Stenopeika 14×17 folding camera last week, today is the turn of the another giant camera, the StenopeiKa 16×20 folding camera. So the video explain better the me than work inside this kind of camera, I hope you like it. You can find the camera here: See you on the […]

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Ciao ragazzi One year after the presentation of the 14×17 model, today I will show you some improvements I have made to the project to make it even more rigid and user friendly. For example I changed the guides to the maximum extension of the front part, much more rigid even at the maximum extension […]