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.

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...


Photos: Chattanooga soil will be part of memorial to lynching victims

Published Oct. 16 2017

Hamilton County residents collected soil Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, and put it in jars in remembrance of the people lynched

Photo gallery: Chattanooga Market celebrates Oktoberfest

Published Oct. 16 2017

Chattanooga Market's 16th annual Oktoberfest was Oct. 14-15 in First Tennessee Pavilion.

Photo gallery: A day of service

Published Oct. 7 2017

The Combined Federal Campaign Day of Serving saw about 300 federal employees volunteering at 22 local community organizations.

Photo gallery: Canines fly through the air with the greatest of ease

Published Sep. 25 2017

The Hyperflite Skyhoundz World Canine Disc Championship was held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 22-24, in Coolidge Park.

Photo: Market City Center sign goes up

Published Sep. 20 2017

Ryan Reed looks at a co-worker as he presses a 22-foot section of the Market City Center sign into place...

PHOTOS: Chattanooga Market hosts hot rods and cool cars

Published Sep. 4 2017

Hundreds of visitors checked out the Hot Rod and Auto Show on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, at the Chattanooga Market.

Photos: Chattanooga Fire Department honors heroes

Published Feb. 7 2017

Chattanooga Fire Chief Chris Adams, left, and Mayor Andy Berke, recognize three Civilian award recipients, from left, Claudia Sears, Mary...

Chattanooga's Highway 27 upgrade adds new retainer walls along with extra lanes, ramps and bridges

Published Feb. 1 2017

Dement Construction Co., has begun erecting the 1,500-foot long wall that will reach up to 65 feet high along the...