I am fortunate enough to be buying a new house (I've thought about adding it to the "what photography item did you buy today" thread). I have a space in which I can build a dedicated small studio; I even have the blessing of Mrs Ionian! It's a bricked up carport, 9'3 x 13'2 with an 8'6 ceiling. Not an ideal width but it would work for product photography, baby / toddlers, and headshots to half-body portraits. My plan is to paint it black, and then install a backdrop roll or two into the ceiling. At this point I should state that it would be a hobby space, at least at the start, but I am turning down a fair bit of paid photography work, both baby photography and portraits for performers, and so having a dedicated space would allow me to explore if this is something I'd like to do more seriously. I have a reasonable job - it certainly pays the bills, even if it does nothing to get my pulse racing - but the idea of a change is very appealing, at least in the abstract! I do realise that things like insurance, pat-testing and the like would need to be considered but let's move past that at this stage if we can. Lighting-wise, I already have three speedlights, two of which will do high speed sync, and a continuous light set-up. I have shoot through and reflective umbrellas. I have reflectors and stands. I'm thinking I would like to get some studio strobes - 300w per lamp should be plenty in that space. I'm leaning towards the Godox DE300, two to start. I can then use the speedlights as accents if needed. Does this sound sensible? I'd use the godox trigger system. Has anyone tried this with m43? I think softboxes which can take a grid would be best in such a narrow space. My brollies will spill light everywhere. I'd also like a beauty dish. And I'll need some grid modifiers for the accents. Any suggestions or comments? I've already started gathering props etc. Anything else to consider? Light meter? Flags? Feel free to give me the benefit of your experience, or your thoughts about how you would approach a similar project. Tagging @MichaelSewell but I'd welcome all advice.