By Stephan R. Leimberg
April 27, 2021

“Above American Beach” Photo courtesy of Stephan R. Leimberg,

Editor’s note: A native of Wildwood, New Jersey (another barrier island), Leimberg makes his home on Amelia Island. While residing in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, Steve taught Estate and Business Succession Planning in the Tax Masters Programs at Temple University Law School , Villanova University Law School, and the American College.

On Amelia Island , Leimberg works as a professional portrait and wildlife fine arts photographer. To view more of Leimberg’s work visit We appreciate Leimberg’s many contributions to the Fernandina Observer.

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Mark Tomes
Mark Tomes(@mtomes)
8 months ago

Beautiful use of color and perspective. The ripples at the bottom remind me of a fan shell. Was a drone used? The angle looks higher than a person’s height. Keep up the great work, Stephan.

bill birdsong
bill birdsong
8 months ago

Beautiful image! I love the colors, composition and light ….captures so well our beautiful island from another point of view.

Alexandria Hoy
Alexandria Hoy
8 months ago

Amelia island has beautiful CLEAN BEACHES with little discoloration from pollution. Please keep it that way.

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