Photograph for Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds to Mars and AFI

Photograph for Carnivores Tour

Winner Announced On
August 4, 2014
In celebration of their upcoming Carnivores Tour - a 25-date U.S. tour kicking off on August 8 - Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds to Mars and AFI are inviting aspiring photographers across the U.S. to submit their best live event photographs for the chance to join the bands as a photographer on a selected Carnivores Tour stop.

The photographer, as selected by the hosts, Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds to Mars and AFI will receive:
  • $4,000
  • A press pass to photograph the first three songs for Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds to Mars and AFI during their upcoming Carnivores Tour at the date of the photographer's choosing (transportation not provided)
  • Two additional tickets to the tour stop where the winner will be photographing
  • Exposure of the photographer's work across Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds to Mars and AFI's social media channels

A second photographer, as selected by the community and hosts (Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds to Mars and AFI) will receive*:
  • $1,000
  • Two tickets to the tour stop nearest the photographer's location
  • Exposure of the photographer's work across Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds to Mars and AFI's social media channels
*The hosts will select from the top 5% of the highest voted submissions.

    Linkin Park, a multi-platinum alternative rock band, comprised of co-lead vocalist, Chester Bennington, drummer/percussionist, Rob Bourdon, guitarist Brad Delson, bassist Dave 'Phoenix' Farrell, DJ, programmer Joe Hahn and Mike Shinoda - co-lead vocals, keyboards, guitar has sold over 50 million albums worldwide and is the biggest band on Facebook - with over 60 million fans and counting.

    Since storming onto the music scene in 2000 with their debut album Hybrid Theory – no other artist has had more top 10 singles on the Alternative music chart this century. The band is planning to release their sixth studio album The Hunting Party, June 17th, 2014 and looks to add another #1 selling album to their incredibly deep music catalogue.

    Thirty Seconds to Mars, comprised of Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Milicevic, has sold over five million albums worldwide and the band’s videos have more than 300 million views on YouTube. Formed in 1998, the band released their debut album 30 Seconds to Mars in 2003. The album was released to critical acclaim but only achieved commercial success. Two years later, the band would go on to receive worldwide fame with the release of its second album A Beautiful Life in 2005. To date, the band has sold over 10 million albums worldwide.

    Thirty Seconds to Mars has consistently enjoyed sold out tours and numerous headlining festival slots over the years. The band is noted for its energetic live performances and for fusing many music genres. They have been compared to the sounds of artists such as Pink Floyd, The Cure, Tool and U2, because of their philosophical and spiritual lyrics, concept albums and their use of experimental music.

    AFI is comprised of Davey Havok, Hunter Burgan, Jade Puget and Adam Carson and was originally formed as a hardcore punk band in 1991 in Ukiah, CA.

    The band steadily built their hardcore fan base through the early years, until they crossed over into mainstream popularity with their breakthrough album, Sing the Sorrow.

    In 2003, the album went platinum, and received heavy airplay across radio stations and MTV. Since the release of Sing the Sorrow, AFI has released three additional albums including the release of their most recent album, Burials in 2013.  

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    The host, Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds to Mars and AFI, will select from all qualified submissions. A qualified submission is one which meets all the Terms & Conditions, Guidelines and Official Rules.

    The community can support their favorite submissions through social voting via Facebook and Twitter. The host, Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds to Mars and AFI, will also select an artist from the top 5% of the highest voted submissions.

    • This opportunity is only open to U.S. residents (void where prohibited)
    • Participants must include their selected tour stop (from the list) in the "Description" field prior to uploading their file.
    • Participants must submit only one file in JPG or PNG and no larger than 5MB.
    • Participants must retain their original file should they be selected.
    • Photographs must be original (meaning not using third party pre-existing copyright materials) but can be pre-existing or created especially for this opportunity.
    • Participants must respond to Talenthouse within 7-14 days of receiving the notification email or else will forfeit all incentives.
    • Talenthouse reserves the right to disqualify artists who we believe are cheating the voting system as this is against the spirit of the Creative Invite.
    • No purchase necessary.
    Official Rules
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    Key Dates
    • Submit By: July 17, 2014 at 10:00 AM
    • Voting Starts: July 17, 2014 at 10:00 AM
    • Voting Ends: July 23, 2014 at 10:00 AM
    • Winner Announcement: August 4, 2014