Tim Barber (Reporter, Photographer)

Phone: 423-757-6640
E-mail: tbarber@timesfreepress.com
Tim Barber is a staff photographer for the Times Free Press. An Atlanta native, Barber moved to Chattanooga to attend college in 1972 and is a graduate of Tennessee Temple University. His career as a photographer at the newspaper began in 1975 while studying Photographic Design under the direction of artist and professor of photography Tom Kilpatrick, who still teaches locally at both Covenant College and Lee University.

Photos: If I be lifted up

Published Apr. 13 2018

Trinity Lutheran Church in Hixson replaced its more than 40-year-old steeple on Wednesday, April 11.

Photo gallery: Easter at Coolidge

Published Apr. 2 2018

There were more than 100,000 plastic eggs filled with candy available for Chattanooga-area children to collect as community members gathered...

Photo: Holding back the hill

Published Mar. 30 2018

Construction steel workers weld and secure rebar framing Tuesday on the massive wall designed to hold Cameron Hill in place...


Photos: Bomb squad called after package order forgotten

Published Mar. 29 2018

Chattanooga bomb squad members responded to a suspicious package call on East 25th Street, near South Hickory Street, on Wednesday...

Photo: Bowled over

Published Feb. 27 2018

The Spare Time brand adopted by Holiday Bowl in Hixson last summer was displayed in a new sign put up...

Photos: Cleveland, Tenn., and Lee University honor the late Billy Graham

Published Feb. 22 2018

Cleveland, Tenn., and Lee University honor the Rev. Billy Graham by attaching white ribbons and draping black cloth on street...

Photos: Chattanooga police investigate wreck Monday on North Moore Road

Published Feb. 6 2018

Chattanooga police investigated an overturned SUV in the 900 block of North Moore Road on on Monday, Feb. 5,...

High altitude work: Missionary Ridge tank repainted [photos]

Published Jan. 26 2018

Workers repainted and refurbished the Tennessee American Water stand pipe on Missionary Ridge as part of the utility's ongoing maintenance...

Photo: Holiday lights fading soon

Published Dec. 29 2017

A couple has their photo taken by the lighted tree at Coolidge Park on a recent evening.

Photo: TVA puts its mark on downtown Chattanooga

Published Dec. 22 2017

Workers installed a new, 19-foot-high TVA sign Thursday on the Lookout Place building along Market Street in downtown Chattanooga.

Photos: Crowds enjoy Chattanooga Christmas Market

Published Dec. 18 2017

Crowds gathered Sunday, Dec. 16, to enjoy the Chattanooga Christmas Market in the Chattanooga Convention Center.

Photos: How sweet it is learning to make a gingerbread house

Published Nov. 27 2017

A sweet tradition returned to the Creative Discovery Museum this weekend when the children's museum began its annual gingerbread workshops.

Photos: 'Let us break bread together'

Published Nov. 24 2017

The Community Kitchen held its annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the East 11th Street facility on Thursday, Nov. 23.

Photos: Grateful Gobbler Walk/Run draws hundreds

Published Nov. 24 2017

More than 3,000 registered walkers and runners participated in the 18th Annual Grateful Gobbler Walk/Run on Nov. 23 beginning at...

Photo: New tanks being added at Alton Park chemical plant

Published Nov. 22 2017

Crews worked Monday, Nov. 20, to replace storage tanks at the American Colloid Mineral Co. plant at 3406 Alton Park...

Photos: Chattanooga's annual Thanksgiving dinner feeds hundreds

Published Nov. 21 2017

Hundreds of people ate during 1TABLE, Causeway's annual citywide Thanksgiving dinner on Monday, Nov. 20.

Photos: Notre Dame defeats Soddy-Daisy

Published Nov. 17 2017

The Irish had three players score in double digits as they beat the Lady Trojans 45-33.

Photos: Hundreds of students, volunteers help Feed My Starving Children

Published Nov. 6 2017

Two-hundred forty students and volunteers packed food in the William A. Iles Phsyical Education Center on Sunday, Nov. 5, at...

Photos: Commons at Collegedale grand opening attracts big crowd

Published Nov. 6 2017

Hundreds attended the grand opening of The Commons in Collegedale on Sunday, Nov. 5.

Photos: Trick or treat!

Published Nov. 1 2017

More than 100 TVA employees lined the atrium inside the Chattanooga headquarters Tuesday to welcome trick-or-treaters from the Chambliss Center...