Naomi Washer, writer
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.

Debs Whitney from Maine
Noelle Lynne, Pilates & Hoop/Silks
Miguel Guerrero Becerra, Writer

Having lived in South West France for over 4 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)

 

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

The Future’s So Bright, I’m Off To Buy Shades

The Future’s So Bright, I’m Off To Buy Shades

... we hope! Happy New Year to you and best of fortune and health for the coming year. Although it was a very strange 2020, myself & Julia had a rather busy and enjoyable year here in South West France, enjoying this lovely home that we are lucky enough to live in...

Continual Learning During Second Lockdown

Continual Learning During Second Lockdown

Learning to play the banjo has been a real eye opener during this second lockdown.   As a life-long drummer, I never grasped the form of scales and keys.... I never had to!   Finding the right teacher has been essential. For me clawhammer Banjo is also percussive and...

Launched a site to share inspirational tales

Launched a site to share inspirational tales

WAVEBACK Project I’ve been toying with this concept for a few years now, trying to decide how to share some important moments in my life to try and help others, to say thanks, but most importantly to give a little back. I thought about writing a book. Went off the...

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

From the Exhibition CHUTES!
From the Exhibition CHUTES!
From the Exhibition CHUTES!
From the Exhibition CHUTES!
From the Exhibition CHUTES!
From the Exhibition CHUTES!
From the Exhibition CHUTES!
From the Exhibition CHUTES!

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