It's all in the timing... Becca & Dougie with guests
Naomi Washer, writer

Colin Usher 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.

Debs Whitney from Maine
Krystal Sutherland, author of House of Hollow
Miguel Guerrero Becerra, Writer

Having lived in South West France for over 5 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

It’s the end of lockdown as we know it!

It’s the end of lockdown as we know it!

You can take our lives but you'll never take our freedom! Well, actually, a forced lockdown here in France was almost total revocation of our freedom to move, freedom to travel and freedom to work as we knew it. Here at Studio Faire in Nérac in SW France, we endured a...

And, we (were) off to a great start for the new season

And, we (were) off to a great start for the new season

We've just begun our third year here at Studio Faire in Nérac, South West France. The 4 month break over the winter gave us time to reset, renovate, decorate a bit further and set our goals for 2020. The first week has be a fantastic one, we have welcomed 3 astounding...

Inspired by my photography students, a lesson in job satisfaction

Inspired by my photography students, a lesson in job satisfaction

The first Saturday of 2020 saw me welcoming Stephanie and her two daughters ; Clementine & Isla here at Studio Faire for a day of photography tuition.  The idea was to work with Clementine and her new Canon 4000D DSLR to help familiarise her with the more...

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!
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