Wetplate holders by StenopeiKa

Ciao Ragazzi

Today is the day to present an evergreen of stenopeiKa’s catalog: the wetplate holder, in this case 8×10″ but what you will see in the video also applies to the formats 5×7″ and 4×5″, and also ULF.

The features:

  1. the external dimensions are those of the film holder fidelity, so you can use them on all the cameras on the market
  2. the materials (pvc and aluminum) are chosen to be resistant to the chemicals used during the collodion photography process, also based on my personal experience in this type of photography
  3. easily washable materials
  4. you will not see, in the final picture on the plate, the corners where the plate is placed, this is a small secret of this support 🙂
  5. the book opening is very easy and comfortable
  6. double closure, magnetic and mechanical

If you want to see a video extra about assembly of wetplate holder and discover all secret about it click here: https://www.stenopeika.com/stenopeika-wetplate-holder/

You find the wetplate holder here: https://www.stenopeika.com/prodotto/wetplate-holder-lf/

They are not seen in the video, because I forgot about it, but also the format reductions frames are also available, so you could take , for example, 5×7″ with 8×10″ holders.

You find it here: https://www.stenopeika.com/prodotto/reduction-frame/

So i think is the best for you that you want to practice wet collodion photography, see you on the next video and article.

Ciao a tutti!

Why use 11×14″ wetplate holder with magnetic connections, 1st part

Ciao ragazzi!

Today i’ll show you the details of StenopeiKa 11×14″ native wetplate holder and 3 good reasons to to use it.

So the first one is a technical reason, this holder is different from the commercial holder because it is not plugged into the camera but it is attracted to the camera so the accidental movements are avoided during the insertion phase, because if you use this holder you don’t have a insertion phase!

The second one is esthetic reason, this holder resemble perfectly the external camera profile, obviously i speak for Stenopeika cameras, folding and tailboard, but with some modifies i could make it also for a other cameras.

The third reason (I didn’t say it in this video, but i’ll explain better in the next one)  is that the holder accepts plates up to 4 mm in thickness, one of the few in the market to accept such thick plates.

BUT TODAY I HAVE ALSO A GIFT FOR YOU!

Only for you who follow me on the blog and on the social, I have 3 more videos with extra content where you can discover the secrets of the 11×14″ wetplate holder and special gift.

Click here and follow the instructions to wach the video and find out the secret of StenopeiKa wetplate holders.



Contact print frame

Hi Guys

To complete my offer for alternative photography, I introduced the contact print frames in 3 formats:

  • A4: 21×30 cm, for 8×10″ with 2 windows
  • A3: 32×42 cm, for 11×14″ with 2 windows
  • A2: 42×60 cm, for 16×20″ with 3 windows

On request i can make the contact print frame with custom size.

Here you find the product page: https://www.stenopeika.com/prodotto/contact-print-frame/

Ande below you can see all the features better in the video that i made in my work space: