NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 04, 2015) - B&H Photo Event Space and the B&H lighting department invites all to experience the revolutionary Flex LED Lighting System from Westcott on Nov. 9. David Piazza of Westcott, with over 30 years of experience in the photographic industry, will walk you step by step through the basics of image capture and lighting. Peter Hurley, the top headshot photographer in the country, will show how he has embraced and unleashed the power of the Flex Mats.

Speakers: Dave Piazza, Peter Hurley

Event Type: Photography, Lighting

Location: B&H Event Space, B&H SuperStore Lighting Department.

From Noon to 6PM, you will experience the revolutionary Flex LED Lighting System from FJ Westcott. Whether one is shooting stills or motion, in the studio or on location, the powerful, pliable, dimmable, and water resistant Flex LED Mats are a game changer. Join David Piazza, of Westcott and the team of B&H Lighting Professionals "On the Floor" in the Lighting Department of the B&H Superstore for an afternoon of live demonstrations and opportunities for you to shoot the models! As an extra bonus on Nov. 9, Canon Explorer of Light and headshot photographer extraordinaire, Peter Hurley will be leading a seminar from 1pm-3pm in the Event Space and will show how he has embraced and unleashed the power of the Flex Mats. Please note that advance registration is required for the seminar with Peter. No registration is required for the "On the Floor" activities with David and the lighting staff. So join us On the Floor in the B&H Lighting Department from Noon to 6; and advance register for the Event Space Seminar with Peter Hurley from 1 to 3PM on and "Get Your Flex On!"


Peter Hurley is regarded as being the top headshot photographer in the country. He began his career in front of the camera -- while training for the Olympics in sailing he was spotted and modeled in campaigns for Abercrombie & Fitch and Ralph Lauren. Peter later moved behind the camera, and quickly built up a powerful client list. Thanks to his eye, his technique, and an engaging personality that makes people instantly comfortable, Peter brings out the very best of everyone he photographs. Since opening his studios in New York and Los Angeles, he has specialized in advertising and commercial work, including portraiture, fashion, beauty, editorial, headshots, events and corporate photography. He has worked with dozens of companies including Levi's, Reebok, DKNY, Johnnie Walker, and shot hundreds of talented actors, models and authors. Well-known in the entertainment and advertising industries, Peter is most proud of his work with the cast and crew of "LOST" as it was wrapping up its final season.

Dave Piazza

Gaining a love for photography during high school David Piazza received formal photographic training at Newcastle Polytechnic in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Now with over 30 years of experience in the photographic industry, shooting weddings, portraits, event photography and managing color labs, and presently Westcott Technical advisor, David has also had the unique opportunity of working with the most renowned photographers in our industry today. Dave will walk you step by step through the basics of image capture and lighting into some of the most desired lighting techniques.

The B&H Event Space is a leading-edge learning environment designed to educate, inspire, and cultivate a community of like-minded individuals, who aspire to be great at what they love to do. By offering free workshops and lectures in photography, video and pro audio, it is B&H Photo's mission to help those in this community achieve their goals.

The B&H Event Space partners with major photography manufacturers in the imaging industry and academic institutions in the arts to produce a wide range of workshops and seminars covering a vast spectrum of topics. B&H "Mavens," employees who are experts on a specific topic, teach classes in the Event Space. On Sundays, high-profile and emerging photographers, as well as industry professionals, deliver inspirational lectures about their work and spin their personal tales of success.

About B&H Photo Video

As the world's largest source of photography, video, and audio equipment, B&H Photo Video is known worldwide for its attentive, knowledgeable sales force and excellent customer service, including fast, reliable shipping. Visitors to the website can access a variety of enlightening articles and educational videos. B&H has been satisfying customers worldwide for 40 years.

Customers making purchases on the B&H website can now make a split payment with multiple credit cards, a useful feature for those with limited credit on their individual cards. Previously, this method of payment was only available to customers when purchasing by phone or in store.

Many items can now be ordered online and picked up at our NYC SuperStore. Add any qualifying items to your shopping cart and select STORE PICKUP. You'll receive an email (up to 45 minutes) after completing your order, indicating that your order is ready for pickup at the B&H SuperStore.

The B and H YouTube Channel has an unmatched wealth of educational photographic content. Our entertaining and informative videos feature product overviews from our in-house specialists, as well as photography industry experts. You can even view the B&H Event Space presentations from many of the world's foremost photographers, and interviews with some of photography's most dynamic characters. Tap into this exciting resource by subscribing to the B&H YouTube Channel here. In addition to these videos, the B&H Explora blog presents new product announcements, gear reviews, helpful guides, and tech news written by product experts and industry professionals.

When you're in Manhattan, take a tour of the B&H Photography SuperStore, located at 420 Ninth Avenue. The expo continues all year round in the camera kiosks at B&H. Featuring the newest cameras, the kiosks are manned by manufacturer representatives, who are there to guide you and demonstrate the latest photographic technology. With hundreds of products on display, the B&H Photo SuperStore is the place to test-drive and compare all the latest photography gear.

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