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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Thanks to the abundant snowfalls of recent days, Giulio has seen fit to take a “trip” in the mountains with his Leonardo 8×10, but this time in ski touring mode. Complete video here: https://youtu.be/ZTs3go_dXvk product page: https://www.stenopeika.com/prodotto/leonardo-8×10/ follow the telegram channel: https://t.me/stenopeika_cameras — Viste le abbondanti nevicate dei giorni scorsi, Giulio ha pensato bene di […]

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The small series of quick lessons (8 in total) regarding large format photography continue, today Thad will explain how large format lenses are made Third lesson: lenses for any other information do not hesitate to contact Thad at: thad@tbkphotos.com This is the product page: X camera 4×5 – professional camera If you don’t want to […]

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The small series of quick lessons (8 in total) regarding large format photography continue, today Thad will show us the camera set-up. Second lesson: camera set-up for any other information do not hesitate to contact Thad at: thad@tbkphotos.com This is the product page: https://www.stenopeika.com/prodotto/x-camera-4×5/ If you don’t want to miss all the news this is […]

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Today we start a small series of quick lessons (8 in total) regarding large format photography, Thad made himself available to provide the basic information for a correct approach to this type of photography. First lesson: equipment for any other information do not hesitate to contact Thad at: thad@tbkphotos.com This is the product page: X […]