StenopeiKa stories – presentation Im anina 2018 #1

Ciao Ragazzi!!!

Today no cameras but another story that we’re going to do with a StenopeiKa camera, the Hyper camera 8×10″:

Hyper camera 8×10

A few months ago I presented the Im Anina project, made with StenopeiKa 45se2 folding camera, now we come back (me and Paolo) in Romania to finish the work started, but this time we are going to make portraits with the Hyper camera 8×10.

This is the first of 3 promotional videos that I have prepared for the final event (the week of Cultur) to be held in Anina (Romania) on September 7th, 8th and 9th, where the photos taken during our stay will be shown.

Enjoy it ūüôā

previous videos:
#1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UkX9BSDYZo
#2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEMUEpBRu7k
#3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAG5kJocqKI

StenopeiKa stories – Im Anina #3

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We arrived at the last chapter (for now) of the series concerning the Im Anina project.

In this video Paolo Mazzo will explain how the project was born and how the project is evolving, from a photographic point of view. I remind you (I advise you to go and review videos #1 and #2) that the project embraces many other professional figures, such as architects, anthropologists and sociologists, all with the aim of transforming the industrial landscape into a true heritage for the city of Anina.

From my point of view, I contributed last year with a workshop on pinhole photography and this year with the construction of an folding camera (StenopeiKa 45se2 folding camera) for the portraits of people who continue to work and live in Anina. In fact, the project is shifting the focus from the industrial landscape to the people who live it.

See you in the next video!

Ciao a tutti!

StenopeiKa stories – Im Anina #2

Ciao Ragazzi!

As the last week, today i’ll show you the 2nd video of series “StenopeiKa Stories – Im Anina”.

If you follow me you know that i’m not only a camera maker but also a photographer, and i love take picture to persons and landscape, so thank to this my passions, i received an invitation to partecipate to Im Anina project.

A multi-cultural project with a noble purpose: to valorize de-industrialization and to discover the industrial beauties of a small Romanian city on the border with Serbia.

I say “yes”¬†before they finished to telling me.

So today i’ll show you the second¬†chapter of the series “StenopeiKa stories, not only cameras” with the second video during the pictures series in Romania

For this project Paolo Mazzo, professional photographer, used a StenopeiKa 45se2 folding camera.

Stenopeika stories – Im Anina project

Ciao Ragazzi!

today new blog category ‚ÄúStenopeika stories‚ÄĚ with new video about a photographic project ‚ÄúIm Anina‚Ä̬†where I’m participating in the dual role of photographer and camera builder. For¬†all those who do not know me, I started as a photographer and then become a builder and I still offer my knowledge for workshops around Italy.

thanks to my double skill I have been invited also in romania to take part in this very interesting project for the redevelopment of the Romanian communist industrial heritage with other Romanian and Italian professionals, architects, geologists and photographers.

Anina is a small town near the Serbian border, home to the deepest coal mining well in Eastern Europe. The mining industry worked since 2007 and today is a typical deindustrialized city left to itself, but with an incredible industrial heritage.

last year we worked on the architectural part, but this year we focused on the people who decided to stay despite the few possibilities that the city offers today.

For this project Paolo Mazzo, professional photographer, used a StenopeiKa 45se2 folding camera.