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 will show you the Leonardo 8×10 folding camera in detail. After having presented it to you a few months ago with my friend Giulio Speranza in the city of Vinci here in Tuscany (https://youtu.be/UatKKHh9IL0), today we return to my workspace to show you every detail of my favorite StenopeiKa camera. link […]

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the renewal process of the Stenopeika cameras continues, today it is the turn of the Hyper camera 5×7 arrived at the mark2 version which like its older sister (the 8×10) has 2 important improvements, the separation of movements on the lens board (rise / fall and tilt) and an increase of 15 cm in maximum […]

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Ciao Ragazzi!!! The esthetic is very similar to the previous version, however the new Hyper camera 8×10 mark 2 has two important improvements. The first concerns the front, from today in fact you will find two distinct knobs for tilting on the lens board and for rise/fall, very comfortable. The second, which concerns the rear, […]

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Despite the coronavirus I continue to work and improve my cameras. Today is the turn of the Hyper camera 4×5 (mark 3) to which I have changed the focus guides. I replaced the old guides in galvanized steel with new ones in aluminum alloy that do not need maintenance, which lighten the camera by 100 […]