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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 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


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 […]


I will immediately clarify a concept to those who are not clear, the continuous improvements that I implement on the cameras of the Hyper line have the sole purpose of providing a more performing camera possible at the same price and the latter wants to be the most honest price (mind you, honest , not […]


After leaving you a bit in suspense with last week’s video (if you haven’t seen it, go immediately to see it here https://youtu.be/Vb2NAkVc884) today I propose the second part so that you can have a complete picture of the functionalities of the new Archi-mede 4×5. In fact, in the first part of the video I […]


Are you a photographer who often uses wide angle lenses? Then you know very well how uncomfortable the recessed lensboard. I understand that most photographers are content to go out only when there is a beautiful sunny day, but have you ever tried to go out with a large format camera when it is snowing […]