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, & 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 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 near Nérac, Paris, Amsterdam and London are within easy reach.
or call +33 (0)6 34 56 10 70 (France)
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
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...read more
Château de St Loup Flyover
Pilot & Editor : Colin Usher