Studio trying to get better, how are these?

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  1. Sweetsomedays

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    SB600 shot threw umbrella camera right with reflector camera left.

    D300 and sigma 24-70 f/2.8 used all were shot at iso L1.0 ss 100 f/4-4.5
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    They look like they were exposed correctly and seem sharp, which is good, and the subjects are adorable :)

    However, I highly suggest shooting at your cameras sync speed, shutter speed only affects ambient light, not strobe and i'm sure you don't want ambient contamination, and if you're shooting at say, 1/250th at f/16, then you can keep the lights on to see what you're doing. Also, shoot at ISO 200, it's the 300's natural base and if the 300 is anything like the 700, you'll have more dynamic range from 200 then 100 as I found in studio tests that I did with my D700. I also suggest cranking up the power and shooting at a tighter aperture for more DOF and sharpness.
     
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    Thanks for that reply Sw1tchfx. Thats one of the most helpful replies I have ever gotten. Can't wait to work with the new settings!
     
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    I think they are great - super cute!
     
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    Great work! The WB and exposure look perfect to me. Cute subjects as well!:D
     
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    I also think these look great.
     
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    Thank you very much for looking and commented! :)
     
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    These look very nice - I love them. Is that Thunder Gray savage? Love it. I recognize your child from your old avatar pic, she has gotten so big, how sweet! :blushing:
     
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    It is indeed Thunder Gray :) Saw it used by someone on flickr and just had to have it!

    Thank you. She's a real doll, I have so much fun with her cuz she wants to see herself in the LCD almost every picture I take. It's more of a game then a real photo session ;)
     
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    How sweet! My kids run from my studio, I wish they were that coopertive! I have thunder gray on order, I can't wait! :D
     
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    They turned out really nice. If you want to avoid the shadows on the background you can pull them away from it a bit. This will help with that. Other tips about the shutter speed and iso have already been mentioned. No need to re-hash
     

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