Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I have a Pentax Optio33LF digital camera, I have seen a home made 35mm slide copier wich is essentially a tube which fits on to the boss on the face of the camera ( at the lens mount ) at the outer end of this tube a slide viewer is mounted. The slide is placed into the viewer, the camera is pointed at the sky then a shot is taken. Is this a good thing to do with the camera? Regards,Jim Edger


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