About

Tim Gerard Barker is an award-winning photographer and filmmaker based in Vietnam since 2012.  Tim was based in Hanoi until early 2016 when he relocated to Ho Chi Minch City.  He has extensive experience working throughout Vietnam and the entire South East Asian region.

Tim has experience working on a wide range of photography and videography projects including: commercial, travel, editorial, documentary, portraiture, corporate and industrial.

Tim’s desire to explore the world and to understand different cultures drives his work. His images capture real people and real places with a colourful, graphic style.

Tim’s travel imagery is represented by the Lonely Planet Images collection at Getty Images and he is also a stringer for Getty Images News. For commercial work he is represented by NOI Pictures and Getty Images Global Assignment. He is also on the roster at Wonderful Machine.

Tim's work has garnered numerous awards over the years, with citations in the International Photography Awards, Australia’s Top Photographers and Travel Photographer of the Year.

Publications and clients include: Forbes, Lonely Planet, National Geographic Traveler, Condé Nast, Travel + Leisure, TRVL, The Guardian, The Global Mail, BBC, CNN, The Global Mail, INK Publishing, Raffles Magazine, Booking.com, MB Ageas Life, VinHomes, VinaLiving, Raffles Hotels & Resorts, The Anam Resort, M Gallery Hotels, Unilever, Global Wind Energy Council, Warner Brothers Pictures, NEC and many others.

Awards

  • Commended Travel Photographer of the Year 2014 - People & Cultures Portfolio (Tribes)

  • Special Mention Travel Photographer of the Year 2014 - Best Single Image in a Portfolio (Tribes)

  • 1st Place International Photography Awards (Lucie Awards) Editorial Photo Essay & Feature Story 2014

  • 2nd Place International Photography Awards (Lucie Awards) Deeper Perspective 2014

  • Honourable Mention International Photography Awards (Lucie Awards) Event Traditions and Cultures 2014

  • Honourable Mention International Photography Awards (Lucie Awards) People Culture 2014

  • Honourable Mention International Photography Awards (Lucie Awards) Architecture Historic 2014

  • Honourable Mention International Photography Awards (Lucie Awards) Special Panoramic 2014

  • Honourable Mention International Photography Awards (Lucie Awards) People Lifestyle 2012

  • Runner Up Australia's Top Photographers - Emerging Travel  2010  

  • Runner Up Travel Photographer of the Year One Shot Category 2010

  • Winner Sydney Life - The City of Sydney Photography Prize 2005