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: 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...

Moment: Artist at work doing oil paintings of Wally's Restaurant

Published Dec. 29 2014

Outbound traffic on McCallie Avenue begins to build to rush-hour levels on a Wednesday afternoon in mid-December as local artist...

Photo: Working on the ridge cut bridge above Main Street

Published Dec. 15 2014

Bare steel is visible on the ridge cut bridge directly above Main Street in this view from South Crest Road...

Moment: Cooking for a cause: Grillmasters support Ronald McDonald House

Published Nov. 9 2014

A bunch of men cooking together in one kitchen would seem like a recipe for chaos.

Moment: Hunting wildlife

Published Sep. 22 2014

Mike Watson faced north as he sat under an enormous elm tree at the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge doing what he...

Authorities find 164 cats at Walker County home after odor complaint

Published Sep. 4 2014

A woman and her mother-in-law in Chickamauga were found in possession of 164 cats Thursday morning, after a neighbor called...

The species is rare, and found only in Marion County. Population? Unknown.

Published Aug. 4 2014

They are rare, and only found in Marion County, Tenn. The species is known as the Sequatchie Caddisfly. The population,...

Moment: Muralist energizes wall

Published Jun. 16 2014

Mural artist Joseph Giri, 56, creates his brand of public art on raw concrete walls. Giri's latest work in Chattanooga...

Photos: Prepping for Riverbend

Published Jun. 3 2014

Photos: Prepping for Riverbend

Published Jun. 3 2014