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)
Here& a list of tips, advice, rules and just things to know about photography from Eric Kim, a street photographer who also holds photography workshop classes. I think the gist of it is to keep taking pictures always.