Peter R. Barber

Peter R. Barber
Employee since: 2002
Photographer
Peter was born and raised in Buffalo and started his career in photography as a freelancer for The Associated Press and The Buffalo News. He moved to Watertown in 1987 and joined The Watertown Daily Times as a staff photographer, where he worked for nearly 15 years. In 2002 he moved to Schenectady and began working as a photographer for The Daily Gazette. Peter is best known for his spot news coverage of fires and crimes along with any sporting event; his favorite to cover! He has received dozens of Associated Press awards in recognition of his photography. He also worked as a volunteer firefighter for 10 years at Niskayuna Fire District 1 before retiring in 2012.

Recent articles by Peter R. Barber:

  • Sep 22, 2022 - Images: Schenectady Fire Department promotions and swearing-in ceremony Thursday (6 photos)
  • Sep 15, 2022 - Images: Mohonasen vs. Schalmont boys’ soccer (8 photos)
  • Sep 13, 2022 - Images: Tuesday afternoon storm causes flash flooding in Schenectady (7 photos)
  • Sep 12, 2022 - Images: Schenectady football falls to Amsterdam (9 photos)
  • Sep 8, 2022 - Images: Niskayuna takes on Albany in girls’ soccer Thursday (7 photos)
  • Sep 8, 2022 - Images: Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake field hockey tops Shenendehowa (9 photos)
  • Aug 28, 2022 - Firefighters battle SUV fire Sunday evening in downtown Schenectady
  • Aug 26, 2022 - Images: Friday’s Glenridge Road bridge strike in Glenville (5 photos)
  • Aug 26, 2022 - Images: Schenectady High School football practice Thursday (5 photos)
  • Aug 24, 2022 - Images: A look at Tuesday’s rain storm in Schenectady (5 photos)
  • Aug 4, 2022 - Judge upholds dismissal of charges against BLM activist; defendant was charged after Saratoga protest
  • Jul 25, 2022 - Images: Relive Schenectady County’s Friday SummerNight in photos (18 images)
  • Jul 20, 2022 - Images: A look around the Saratoga County Fair on Opening Day (5 photos)