FHaB is here to take you on a visual journey.

‘From HEL and Back’ is a platform for creative projects, stories and other visual offshoots from Tim Maher, an image-maker based in Helsinki.

Journal

GearTalk-1

GearTalk: with photographer Valtteri Hirvonen

I first worked with Valtteri on the red dot award winning Transitions 1020 project, an epic journey round New Zealand’s south island shooting video and stills for Nokia on their recently launched device, the Nokia Lumia 1020. It was that...

Music wall

Workflow and Time Management: Part 2, FCPX

Just to be clear, I am not an editor. I have sat in on several projects with various editors and have stumbled through some of my own personal projects to a passable level. What I have learnt from this is that editing is both an art and a craft...

Workflow and Time Management: Part 1...

(Update: 03.12.15 – The way I described my workflow using Capture One in this article originally was so not a working system that I have had to rewrite it. It goes to show that once you’re outside of your comfort zone, you’re as clueless...

I Love Funk

Teamwork, Fonts and Jazz music

Getting an idea like ‘From HEL and Back’ is the easy part. Daydreaming over where you want to take the idea is the fun part. Putting all the elements in place so as to be able to realise the idea is usually the bit where it all...

Lightbulb moment for FHaB

The lightbulb moment for FHaB

The idea for FHaB came to me when I was working on the award-winning Transitions1020 project for Nokia, a two week shoot travelling around New Zealand’s south island. The shot above was one of many taken with the Nokia Lumia 1020, one of the...