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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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StenopeiKa 810se2 folding camera cypress wood from Tuscany, Italy

Hyper camera 4x5 basic - the first affordable folding camera

Hyper camera 4x5 advanced full optional

Large format photography

cameras and accessories for large format photography and alternative photographic process

Folding cameras

Traditional photography but new excellent wood and design, two focus systems and an incredible experience in control of image with independent movements

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Tailboard cameras

Modular large format cameras, design like 800's cameras but thinking for a modern collodion and film photographer, extensible in format and length in any moment

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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 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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Ciao ragazzi! The 2nd video of FREE TUTORIAL how to use the large format camera ouside is avialable! I remember you if you want to receive the others 2 video for free click here: Free tutorial 2 opt


Ciao Ragazzi! Today super news!!!!! I’ll not show you a camera today but i offer you a FREE TUTORIAL to shoot outside with large format camera. This is the first of 3 videos, you could receive the others 2 videos for free if you click here: https://www.stenopeika.com/free-tutorial-opt/ In the end of this series you could […]


Ciao Ragazzi!!! Today i show you your affordable 8×10 camera: Hyper camera 8×10″ advanced with fine focus system! 3,7 kg, 30x30x 7 cm when closed, 55 cm max extensions, is the perfect camera to start your adventure with 8×10 format. Available on the link below: Hyper camera 8×10 advanced


Ciao ragazzi! Today video about the last photographic project made with Paolo Mazzo and Hyper camera 8×10″ in the Anina city (Romania). The whole project was realized with hyper camera 8×10 basic, and the result of 3 intensive shooting days were 20 portraits in contact print 8×10 made in a hotel room 🙂 I hope […]