Colin Usher (pictured above) is a photographer, designer and web specialist 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.
Having lived in South West France for over 6 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.
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.
The Name-Drop Diaries #03 This is a big one in the Name-Drop Diaries series. It focusses on T in the Park, the music festival from Scotland that ran from 1994 to 2016. Originally, I attended the festival in my capacity as a photographer until 2001 when I began working...
The Name-Drop Diaries #02 In December 1990, The List magazine called me and asked me to go to The City Arts Centre in Edinburgh to photograph the launch of a new exhibition, Diary of a Decade, by Joni Mitchell. 'Get a decent shot of Ms Mitchell that we can use for the...
The Name-Drop Diaries #01 I am writing about this wee episode in my life as it popped into my head while renting the Spike Lee Joint of David Byrne's American Utopia. Back in 1999, to celebrate Glasgow's year as European City of Architecture and Design, my great...