Paul Wall showed me his Grill

Paul Wall showed me his grill

May 8, 2009 – As previously tweeted, Houston-based rapper Paul Wall gave a little face-time to the camera, more than happy to show off his trademark cosmetic dental apparatuses.This shot was snapped with the Nikon D3 and 14-24mm, with fill from the Nikon SB-900.

I caught Paul Wall just after his half-time performance at a charity basketball put together by two-time Grammy award-winning rapper Nelly as a benefit to raise awareness for bone marrow donation and transplants.

Paul Wall gained notoriety due to his ubiquitous, diamond-studded mouth, as prominently featured in “Grillz” by Nelly, which was nominated for a Grammy under the category “Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group” in 2006:

My Camera DSLR and Lenses for Concert Photography

Nikon D850:
I use two Nikon D850 for my live music photography. A true do-it-all DSLR with amazing AF, fast response, and no shortage of resolution.
nikon-24-70mm-f28-lens-squareNikon 24-70mm f/2.8:
For most gigs, the 24-70mm is my go-to lens. Exceptional image quality at wide apertures and super-functional range.
Nikon-70-200-squareNikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VR:
A perfect pair to the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8, I can basically shoot any job with the midrange and this lens. Superb image quality.
nikon-14-24mm-f28-lens-squareNikon 14-24mm f/2.8:
Ultra-wide perspective, ridiculously sharp even wide open at f/2.8. I love using this lens up-close and personal, where it excels.
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