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 Z 7:
I use two Nikon Z 7 for my live music photography. A true do-it-all mirrorless camera with amazing AF, great speed and fantastic resolution.


Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8S:
The 24-70mm is my go-to lens. The range is ideal for stage front photography and the image quality is superb.


Nikon 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 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.

See My Full Kit for Concert Photography

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