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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

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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Yes, problem solved! Those like me who have been in the world of large format photography for years know how difficult it is to find new 4×5 flat film chassis, there are also many on ebay but they are used and you never know what condition they are in until you develop the film, and […]

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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 […]