StenopeiKa Large Format Cameras

StenopeiKa Large Format Cameras

Renaissance Folding Cameras

The evolution of classic folding cameras available from 4x5" up to 20x24" cameras dedicated to the Florentine Renaissance artists: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Pontormo and so on. Available in aluminium and carbon fiber, on this cameras you'll find precision mechanical guides, extreme movements and extensions, 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, standards 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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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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It was 2009 when I decided to start shooting with large format, I started with a Sinar F2 4×5, a 3.5 kg monster (body only) whose suitcase occupied the entire boot of my car. My first thought was, “ok, I want to approach photography in a more thoughtful way, enjoy what I’m doing and take […]

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ALLERT!!! bad video, take a tablet for seasickness, after these necessary tips you can immerse yourself in the new video much more “ad minchiam” (impossible to translate) than usual, so you will also have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a rather self-deprecating and forgotten artisan reality of the Tuscan countryside, the gurus there we […]

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today I invite you to watch a self-congratulatory video (sometimes it takes), in fact the guys from “al bar della fotografia” (Antonio and Bruno) came to visit me to interview me and this is the result. If you don’t want to miss all the news this is the right link: https://www.stenopeika.com/i-want-to-be-updated/ oggi vi invito a guardare […]

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today I will let you into my small workshop and let’s see an assembly phase of the A3 contact print frame, another novelty, the protagonist of the video is not me but Lisa who I will present to you in the coming weeks … stay tuned Contact print frame: https://www.stenopeika.com/prodotto/contact-print-frame/ If you don’t want to […]