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, events & style. Now also flying camera drones creating footage & stills.
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 studio flash 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, Amsterdam and London are within easy reach.
or call +33 (0)6 34 56 10 70 (France)
Château de St Loup Flyover
Pilot & Editor : Colin Usher
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...read more
Last week, on the 30th March, 2017, we completed and signed for our new house & studios.read more
Two weeks into our new life here in South West France, there was a Fête des fraises in our village of Francescas. We plucked up the courage and dived in head first, grabbing a beer at the pop-up bar and mingling with the rest of the villagers. Our French really wasn't...read more