Starburst effects can add an interesting element to a photograph. In a dark scene, it can add a dreamy, peaceful twinkle to the lights. In a daytime scene, a starburst sun can add drama and interest to the skies.
How to photograph Christmas lights: best camera settings to use (free cheat sheet). In our latest photography cheat sheet we've made a free tips card explaining how to photograph Christmas lights and ensure a good exposure every time!