2013 International Photography Awards Announces Winners Karen Riggert was Awarded Three Honorable Mention Recognitions in 2013: Special - Night Photography category for the winning entry "The Light of Darkness." Nature - Other category for the winning entry "Alighted." Nature - Wildlife category for the winning entry "Unpretentious Passage." The 2013 International Photography Awards received nearly 18,000 submissions from 104 countries across the globe. IPA is a sister-effort of the Lucie Foundation, whose mission is to honor master photographers, to discover new and emerging talent and to promote the appreciation of photography.