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: 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...

Car overturns on Central Avenue [photo]

Published Jan. 25 2017

Chattanooga Fire Department personnel work to extract two occupants from a Kia vehicle on its side Wednesday afternoon in the...

Photo Gallery: Sandhill Cranes and more birds come to Chattanooga area

Published Jan. 15 2017

More than 2,000 people attended Saturday's 2017 Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival in Birchwood.

CultureFest is a colorful affair

Published Oct. 12 2016

Chattanooga, like the rest of the country, is a melting pot bringing together many different cultures.

Photo gallery: The big buildup for Glass Street Live

Published Sep. 21 2016

Wayne White, a Chattanoogan who earned fame — and three Emmy Awards for his design work on 'Pee-wee's Playhouse,' among...

Photos: Getting ready for the Sequatchie County Fair

Published Sep. 1 2015

The Sequatchie County Fair opens Wednesday with carnival rides available through Monday.

Photo: The birds are back

Published Aug. 12 2015

Hundreds of starlings fill the sky at dusk over Georgia Avenue at Miller Park on Monday in Chattanooga.

Moment: Ringgold's John B. Callaway Cotton Gin to become antique store

Published Aug. 3 2015

It's an interesting partnership -- a retired dairy farmer and a former car salesman.

Photos: Repairing the damage

Published Jul. 28 2015

Hubbuch Glass employee's Bradley Crow, left, and Jason McClain begin replacing the glass Monday fronting the Armed Forces Career Center...

Photos: Confederate flag supporters rally in Fort Oglethorpe

Published Jul. 3 2015

Dozens of vehicles park and fly the Confederate colors along Highway 2A in the Fort Oglethorpe late Friday afternoon.

Photo: Getting ready for East Ridge State Fair

Published Jun. 24 2015

Joseluis Hilareo, left, and Roman Ortega assemble the Wacky Worm amusement ride Tuesday in the parking lot at Camp Jordan...

Moment: Chattanooga Zoo finds ways for animals to beat the heat

Published Jun. 22 2015

The heat of summer has arrived at the Chattanooga Zoo.

Photos: Pavilion almost ready for July 4th

Published Jun. 22 2015

Bill Phillips works to complete a steel-pipe handrail leading to the stage at the new pavilion.

Photos: Riverbend Festival June 12, 2015

Published Jun. 13 2015

Folks enjoy Chattanooga's River bend Festival.

Photos: Faith and family night at Riverbend

Published Jun. 9 2015

Folks enjoy Chattanooga's River bend Festival.

Moment: A life in the theater

Published May. 11 2015

Brenda Schwab's philosophy is to build, teach, share and direct while executing her craft in the love-of-her-life profession, theater. ...

Photo: Dragon Boat Races at the Chickamauga Dam

Published May. 2 2015

Competitors pass anchored boats during the annual Dragon Boat Races at the Chickamauga Dam beach area Saturday, May 2, 2015....