Asheville-based photojournalist featured on CNN

Asheville-based photojournalist featured on CNN-attachment0

“Photographer Mike Belleme has been skateboarding since he was 12 years old,” writes CNN Photos. “Years later, when he was committed to making it as a photojournalist and commercial photographer, a colleague urged him to start documenting the lives of the skaters he hung out with.”

The result: Stunning images, including the ones featured on the CNN blog. Read the full post here, and check out 22 of Belleme’s black and white photos with detailed captions about the local street skating community.

Photo by Belleme, from his website.

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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