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’ll show you a special feature of StenopeiKa 45se2 folding camera and I will explain how to understand how to use the extreme movements of this camera. if you want to waste time and see the camera in action with Giulio Speranza who will explain how to use it outdoors click on […]

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Ciao ragazzi! more info here and if you want to stay update: https://www.stenopeika.com/hyper-bag-bellows/ Today I will show you how easy it is to replace the traditional bellows with a bag bellows even on the cheaper Stenopeika camera: the Hyper camera 4×5 basic. But why change the bellows? Because some lenses, especially those under 90mm, making […]

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Ciao ragazzi! if you want to stay update click here: https://www.stenopeika.com/destination-australia/ As I promised you a few weeks ago the first StenopeiKa cameras will land in Australia! For precision in Sydney you can admire the: Hyper camera 4×5 advanced full optional Hyper camera 8×10 advanced StenopeiKa 45se2 folding camera in cypress wood Wetplate holder 4×5 they […]

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Ciao ragazzi! Today I’ll show you the whole family of the large format wetplate holders by stenopeika and also a new member, the wetplate holder 11×14″. Like its brothers also 11×14″ wetplate holder is made of plastic with the aluminum front, in this case also the black slide is made of aluminum. It opens like […]