Stenopeika - LARGE FORMAT CAMERAS

hand tailored large format cameras from Tuscany - Italy

Michelangelo 4x5 folding camera

Renaissance Cameras

The evolution of classic folding cameras available from 4x5" up to 20x24" cameras dedicated to the Florentine Renaissance artists: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Pontormo and so on. Available in aluminium and carbon fiber, on this cameras you'll find precision mechanical guides, extreme movements and extensions, 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, standards 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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in the previous video I showed you the “preparation” of the 8×10 Hyper camera mark2 that the following day would be tested by my friend Josè before returning to the USA, for the test we went to the Pieve di Valdibure (Pistoia, Italy) near my workspace This is the product page: https://www.stenopeika.com/prodotto/hyper-camera-8×10-advanced/ If you don’t […]

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Short video to re-present the Hyper camera 8×10 mark 2 this time, however, in the black version, soon also the video of the field test! Stay tuned! This is the product page: https://www.stenopeika.com/prodotto/hyper-camera-8×10-advanced/ If you don’t want to miss all the news this is the right link: https://www.stenopeika.com/i-want-to-be-updated/ —- Breve video per ri-presentarvi la Hyper […]

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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 […]