STAR-6 adds a dramatic 6-point flare to very bright areas, giving a soft-focus effect. Ideal for photographs of ladies wearing jewelry or other objects with strong reflections. STAR-8 (eight-pointed light flares) and STAR-4 (four-pointed star flares) can also be used for a variety of effects.
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