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06-11-2013, 09:51 PM   #16
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In the old film days to get a major starburst effect, I used a broken filter's surround and stretched screen door mesh over it!

Years ago, for fun, I did this for a wedding pic of the bride & groom's rings in B&W and it turned out OK. A bit uncontrollable if you have multiple light sources, though!

But now with lightroom / PS, you could combine 2 shots. Hmmmmm....

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These were all shot on my DA15. It's pretty easy to accomplish once you stop the lens down to at least f8.



























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great examples!

here is another:

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Night shots seem to bring them out. This is from a couple of years ago with my K10D and DA 15. This is at the handheld limit (at least for me) with the K10D. F/6.7, 1/6 sec at ISO 1600.

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