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You are putting a lot of light on the subject, even with softboxes. I have a similar light kit, and I generally run in a smaller room with only three bulbs on in my key (using only one silk), and one or two in my fill (using two silks. I do use two lights, as I generally prefer a less dramatic look. I get a nice even light, with just a bit of depth and highlights on the talent.