Roberto Alegría scoops IPA prizeRoberto Alegría scoops IPA prize 09/12/2012 Created by Red Bull Illume © Roberto Alegría Congratulations to Red Bull Illume finalist Roberto Alegría who was recently awarded with first place in the ‘Advertising - Self-Promotion’ category for his winning entry "Skateboarding on Dust" in the IPA International Photography Contest. Alegria was also awarded with an honorable mention in the ‘Deeper Perspective’ category for his winning entry "Remnants of a Dream”.“It was a great honor,” says Roberto. “The IPA is a prestigious contest, and to be awarded first place is truly special, especially when competing against many of the world’s top photographers.” The 2012 International Photography Awards received nearly 15,000submissions from 103 countries across the globe. The Foundation's mission is to honor master photographers, to discover new and emerging talent and to promote the appreciation of photography. Since 2003, IPA has had the privilege and opportunity to acknowledge and recognize contemporary photographers' accomplishments in this specialized and highly visible competition.Roberto is looking forward to the next Red Bull Illume: “I am so excited! I have been planning for a while now, but I have some more shoots coming up and have some different ideas, so there is still time for my submissions to change!”Check out more details on Roberto Alegría’s winning submissions here.