1) clean your lens and che

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1) clean your lens and check for scratches.

2) set your aperture wide open manually if you can.

3) a polarizer or nd filter may force the aperture wide open if you cannot set it manually.

4) adjust your exposure to reduce the intensity of the highlights so they don’t overxpose…

failing that, if you can’t beat em, join em. Try placeing an actual starburst filter on your lens to make the effect look more deliberate, or try adding black cardboard discs infront of your lens that have little cut out shapes to create interesting Out of focus highlights (or Bokeh) effects…

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