How to add a starburst to your landscape photographs

The arch of Port Blanc on the Brittany coast with a starburst.
The arch of Port Blanc on the Brittany coast with a starburst. Nikon Z7 with Z 14-30mm. 1/8sec at f/16, ISO64. (Image credit: Jerome Colombo)

Creating starbursts is an essential technique to have in your landscape photo armoury. Preparation is key. You need to find out at which time of year the sun will set through your subject; when the weather conditions will be suitable; and, for seascapes like this, how the tide will affect access and safety.

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Jerome is a landscape photographer who resides in the beautiful French region of Brittany. He currently uses a Nikon Z 7 and his work has been featured in a variety of photography publications including N-Photo: The Nikon Magazine.