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! After the version with olive wood, Tuscan cypress wood and Iroko wood, today I’ll show you the last version of X camera 4×5, with olive wood  but with carbon fiber instead of aluminum parts. replacing aluminum with carbon fiber makes the camera much more rigid while maintaining the technical characteristics unchanged (dimensions and […]

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Ciao ragazzi From today you can also use your Sinar shutter on the Hyper camera 5×7 using a magnetic adapter made by me specifically for a customer. As you can see from the video, these are two magnetic flanges that will allow you to remove the shutter whenever you want and then use the camera […]

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Ciao ragazzi Today I’ll show you the new features on contact print frame A2 format, the comparison with A3 format and the in-boxing! for more info: new contact print frame A2 opt or here: Contact print frame

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Ciao ragazzi! After a few weeks I came back! with a short video where I update you on some features which you will find on 8×10 hyper camera and 8×10 wet plate holder. hyper camera 8×10 advanced: Hyper camera 8×10 advanced wetplate holder: Wetplate holder LF Enjoy it!