AMANDA, 2008, New York, unedited

Above are 54 frames that I pulled out of a random folder on my computer. Edit down to the one shot that you think I will pick. Email your selection with the subject line CONTEST to I’ll send a signed and numbered print to the first two people to make the right choice.

06 May 2009
Thanks to everyone for sending in their choice. The winning entries, image IMG_7506, were sent by

Arthur from Astoria, NY and Alec from NYC.

Richard Kern has lived and worked in New York City since 1979. In the eighties, he produced a series of short films that now are recognized as the central works of the movement now known as the Cinema of Transgression. In the 90’s he switched to photography full time and occasionally directed music videos for bands like Sonic Youth and Marilyn Manson. Kern has published nine books and is a regular contributor to a variety of international publications.