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 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....

Photos: The Running of the Chihuahuas in Chattanooga

Published May. 2 2015

Photos: The Running of the Chihuahuas in Chattanooga

Moment: From Iran to improv

Published Apr. 5 2015

It is 7:35 on a Saturday night, and a ready-to-laugh Comedy Catch crowd fills the dark showroom with applause as...

Spring blows into Chattanooga

Published Apr. 1 2015

A windy day makes for serene sights. Photographer Tim Barber stopped to take in the sights in this video recorded...

Photo: 'Twisted' Chattanooga River Market

Published Mar. 22 2015

Courtney Moore, left, replaces a walking stick to its position Saturday at the Chattanooga River Market.

Photo: Scaling new heights

Published Feb. 18 2015

Hayden Grant, 6, climbs the skyscrapers Monday night inside the Kid Zone climbing area at High Point Climbing and Fitness...

Moment: Rooted in nature: Topiary sculptor produces living art

Published Feb. 16 2015

A rolling stone may gather no moss, but after two decades of creating topiary art, Joe Kyte knows how to...

Photo: The last skater

Published Feb. 3 2015

Chloe Uselton, 6, is the last ice skater for the season Monday, according to Ice on the Landing manager Barry...