Experimenting with the shutter speed is the best way to determine the correct shutter/aperture combination for your situation. In this case, the version doesn't imply enough motion to be effective; the & versions are better.
I wanted to pin this photo to see a professional set up for using lighting gels. Here there is technology used including a stand with the lighting gel over the light which is being bounced onto a stand with lines in to created shadow on the model.
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)