mirageii wrote:How close to the subject are you positioning the softboxes?
Maestro wrote:You could get a light meter (which usually measure in lumens/lux, BTW, not watts).
Or you could just take a picture and see how many stops you are underexposed. (Keeping in mind that each stop under means you need to double the amount of light(s).)
Or since you're shooting static subjects with a constant light source*, you could just use a longer shutter speed.
* P.S. although, for macro photography, you generally want to use flashes/strobes, not CFLs.
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