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 (Diy Photo Lighting)
The Manual Photographer’s Cheat Sheet: A Comprehensive Infographic for Beginners. As beneficial as the more automated style of photography can be at times, nothing quite compares to the control and connection you feel when shooting fully manual.