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Colin Usher Nerac, Agen, FrancescasColin Usher is a photographer and 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, & property for estate agents.  

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.

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Having lived in South West France for over 3 years now, Colin has carved a niche locally as an estate agent photographer. He can regularly be seen heading off to a chateau or a stunning character property in the Gers, Lot et Garonne and Tarn departments.  

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 in Nérac, Paris, Amsterdam and London are within easy reach.

Commission enquiries
e-mail: colin@colinusher.com
or call +33 (0)6 34 56 10 70 (France)

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Recently shot & edited by Colin in Nérac

Deepa Paulus from New York plays ‘Kayda’ on tabla.
Shot on location in Nérac whist on a 10 day artist residency at Studio Faire.

 

 

Colin’s Blog

Building Chateaux In The Air

Building Chateaux In The Air

'Building castles in the air' : It's hardly been a daydream this past year or so. I've been incredibly busy (and lucky) shooting some pretty damn awesome properties in and around Lot-et-Garonne, Tarn and Gers departments. Working with Ma Maison Immobilier, Condom, my...

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Bonne Année et Bonne Santé 2019

Bonne Année et Bonne Santé 2019

Welcome to the New Year here in Nérac, South West FranceWe're having just a slight breather before we embark on a very busy year ahead.    Studio Faire is just about booked up for the year already and we're not quite finished January! Our first guests arrive at...

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2018 : Summer Update

2018 : Summer Update

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...

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CHUTES! Colin’s Summer 2017 Exhibition in Agen, France. 

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Château de St Loup Flyover

Pilot & Editor : Colin Usher

Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS)
Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS)
Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS)
Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS)
Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS)
Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS)

All detail & imagery is copyright © Colin Usher.
Tel: 06 34 56 10 70  E: colin@colinusher.com
SIRET: 8235 4941 500029