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: Fourth of July Parade

Published Jul. 4 2018

View a gallery of Dunlap, Tennessee's annual Fourth of July Parade.

Photos: Hundreds enjoy pleasant weather during Bessie Smith Strut

Published Jun. 12 2018

It was a no sweat event on the fourth night of the Riverbend festival.

Gallery: Strawberry Festival at the Chattanooga Market

Published Jun. 3 2018

Hundreds of strawberry-hungry people attended Sunday's Chattanooga Market where several vendors sell out before two hours into the event.

Scottie's on the River preparing to open on Chattanooga's downtown waterfront

Published May. 10 2018

Scottie's On The River is preparing to open next moth adjacent to the SpringHill Suites by Marriott on Cameron harbor...

Photos: Bug-a-Paluza rolls into Camp Jordan

Published Apr. 23 2018

Thousands of VW Beetle and van fans gathered at Camp Jordan on Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22, for Bug-a-Paluza 20,...

Photos: Tennessee Pavilion hosts 4 Bridges Arts Festival

Published Apr. 23 2018

One hundred forty-six artists from 28 states were selected by judges to show their work at 4 Bridges Arts Festival...

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...