I'm Destinee and this is where I share my life, my work, and my heart. As a multi-passionate creative, you'll find a little bit of everything I love here: my photography, my writing, and my advocacy for mental health and social justice. I may not be for everyone, but I hope that you'll feel welcomed, encouraged, and inspired from this online space. 


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250+ Black Owned Ohio Businesses by Destinee Stark

UPDATE 10/22/2020: Come follow the Instagram account I created featuring some of these Black-owned businesses in a more visual way. My hope is to follow all of them that are on Instagram, but it will just take some time to follow everyone. This account and this post are 100% volunteer, so it will take some […]

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250+ Ohio Businesses to Support that are Black-Owned

Jun 10

2020 Word of the Year If you asked me to sum up this last year using just one word, it would be – without a doubt – crazy. I honestly don’t even know where to begin. From entering eating disorder treatment to buying, selling, moving, and renovating a home in the weeks leading up to […]

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Business, Personal

2020 Word of the Year

Jan 23

2019 Word for the Year I love January, because I love the feeling of having a clean slate. I can take everything I’ve learned over the last 365 days, and use it to improve the next 365 days – and that is so inspiring to me. In 2018, my word for the year was “surrender“. […]

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2019 Word of the Year

Jan 9

My Word for 2018 | Surrender | Destinee Stark Photography

Wait…Back Up I was so busy trying to keep up, that I don’t even remember what my word of the year was, last year! Whoops! I feel like I went through most of 2017, so completely scatter-brained that I wasn’t serving any part of my life to the fullest. I’d been giving some of my […]

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2018 Word of the Year

Jan 3

Studio Grand Opening Party by Destinee Stark Photography

It has been a little over two and a half months since I moved into my new photography studio. I am LOVING every minute of it! Two weekends ago, I had my official Studio Grand Opening Party to unveil this space to my friends, family, clients, and fellow creatives. The Studio Grand Opening turned out […]

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Studio Grand Opening Party Recap

Sep 6


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