Steve Leimberg was known as The “BirdMan of Amelia”for his stunning painting-like prints of birds and other Amelia Island wildlife and landscapes featured locally in the Amelia Islander Magazine and the Fernandina Beach News-Leader. A professional fine art wildlife and portrait photographer, Steve was awarded the 2008 International Nikon – Popular Photography Mentor Series Grand Prize and was First Place winner in the Photography Section of the 2014 Amelia Island Shrimp Festival. He exhibited at numerous galleries including the historic Ritz Theatre and Museum in Jacksonville, the Amelia Island Art Association, and Omni Plantation Guild and Gallery.  

To enjoy a larger body of Steve’s work that he left for all to enjoy, visit

Story & Song is honored to feature the works of the late Stephan Leimberg and we invite you to join us for a conversation with Jo-Ann Leimberg at “The Artist’s Studio” on Thursday, January 11, 2024, 4-6 pm. Visit the Amelia Island History Museum’s “Perspective” of/on Steve’s life on display through February.


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See Steve’s work in our Art Gallery through January 31. Original works and prints are available for purchase.