I have shopping for lighting and of course there are many many ways that can be taken. I like the idea of the "strobist's" methods using a flash on a stand with an umbrella for portability and creativity (especially outside) but also looking for lighting for portraits and some still/product shots. I see tons of strobes, soft boxes, starter kits, profesional kits yada yada... Most of the starter kits don't have near the wattage as the pro stuff. Will that make my shots suffer or will I just need to position a little differently to get the light I need? How about those curly bulbs that are the cool daylight bulbs? I see a lot of starter stuff that uses those-are they better or not that traditional strobes? There are $300.00 starter kits and then there are $1200.00 pro kits. What am I missing using a starter/budget kit? I know lots of questions- I would appreciate some input- Thanks in advance.