Colin Usher is a photographer based in Nérac, Aquitaine, South West France, situated between Bordeaux & Toulouse.

He specialises in portraiture, editorial & style.

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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 and discovering new lighting 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 and London are within easy reach.

Commission enquiries
or call +33 (0)6 34 56 10 70 (France)

CHUTES! Colin’s Current Exhibition in Agen, France. 

Now shooting drone footage. A visit to Studio Faire (my studio) from The Pollards

Flying cameras in Nérac

I recently acquired a camera drone. Not just any camera drone, I have the DJI SPARK! Having longed to purchase a product from DJI over the years, I couldn't justify the cost back in Scotland as I really had no need for one on a professional level. Now in...

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Showing (off) in Agen

Stills, on a wall, in a gallery.... in FRANCE! So happy to announce that I have my first ever exhibition hanging in France. My show: CHUTES! is available to see at La Manufacture Général in the city of Agen, not far from where we live in Nérac. CHUTES! is a series of...

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Settling in to life in Nérac

We've been 'townies' for 6 weeks now! I must admit, living in the town is a welcome change to rural life. Back in Scotland, we lived in a small hamlet near Haddington and although we loved it for the 8 years we were there, I am really enjoying the close proximity to...

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