Colin Usher is a photographer, graphic designer & educator based in Nérac, Nouvelle Aquitaine, South West France, situated between Bordeaux & Toulouse.
He is co-creator of Studio Faire, artists residence and studios in Nérac.
He specialises in portraiture, editorial, events & style. Now also flying camera drones creating footage & stills.
He has worked with many publications including The Face magazine and The Scotsman as well as theatre companies such as The Traverse Theatre, The Royal Lyceum, Terry Beck Troupe, Philadelphia and Dundee Rep Dance Co.
Much of his work has been used for album covers, promo & press materials as well as featuring in various publications over the years.
After a hiatus where he has been busy working in the digital space, Colin decided to come back to his creative passion. Currently experimenting with studio flash techniques, he is constantly evolving and developing his style.
The blog is a photographic diary as well as a place to introduce retrospective highlights from Colin’s 27 years in the media.
Colin is available in South West France. Bordeaux, Toulouse, Dordogne, Lot et Garonne, Gers.
Based near Nérac, Paris, Amsterdam and London are within easy reach.
or call +33 (0)6 34 56 10 70 (France)
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What a summer it's been, already! There's few more months of sun and laughter to come. Studio Faire has flourished massively in this, our first year open to artists, writers and musicians. The residencies have been going really well with a range of creatives from...read more
We've launched the Studio Faire Photography School, here in Nérac. I'm running courses on getting to know your camera and having the guts to go fully manual. The photography courses will be tailored to the individual or group dependant on skill levels and...read more
I'm starting to teach, here at Studio Faire in Nérac. My course is called "Mastering Portraiture with Colin Usher, An inspiring photographic day class at Studio Faire in Nérac". I love teaching and to be honest, showing off a little. In my studio here in...read more