I have no experience with monolights and was about to take the plunge with some Alien Bees or White Lightnings. I have stumbled onto a connection to obtain some Calumet Travelites which enjoy a great reputation on this and other forums. I plan on using these lights (2 of them to begin with) for shooting some head shots, 3/4 shots and both small and large groups - say up to 10 to 12 people - full length using 2 umbrellas or shoot through umbrellas. Softboxes will probably come later. I have the opportunity to obtain either (1) two 750w/s Travelites or (2) one 750w/s and one 375 w/s Travelite. I think I understand that using two 750 w/s lights will have me dialing them back pretty severely when shooting from 1 to 3 folks head or 3/4 shots. I am concerned though about having too little power when shooting full length couples or groups. I need to make a hasty decision since the window of opportunity to obtain the deal is relatively small. Is it a major problem to have two 750's and "too much" power? The way I am leaning, I'd rather err on too much power and use ND gels rather than come up short on w/s's. I figure the bigger lights will also help if I move them outdoors and try to overcome daytime ambient light. When and if I get a 3rd light to use as a rim light or backround light, I would almost assuredly opt for a 375w/s, but how about for the key and fill lights? Any suggestions? I am shooting digital, by the way and my experience has been with SB800's into umbrellas which are a problem outdoors shot into umbrellas. Need to have the umbrellas WAY close to the subject in order to be able to stop down a reasonable fstop for dof purposes.