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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How to Plan a DIY Prom

How to Plan a DIY Prom in the midst of a Pandemic At the end of 2019, everybody was hyped for 2020. It was the turn of a new decade, and it was supposed to be lit. Many of the major holidays fell on the weekends. We were all looking forward to spring and summer […]


How to Plan a DIY Prom in the Midst of a Pandemic by Destinee Stark // Akron, Ohio Senior Portrait Photographer

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Samantha | Fall Senior Portrait Session

Fall Senior Portrait Session in Akron, Ohio Talk about a girl that made my job easy – Samantha was absolutely incapable of taking a bad photo. I’m not kidding! I had such a hard time narrowing her gallery down because she looked great in all of them. I’m not sure how that is possible, but […]


Samantha // Copley High School Senior Portrait Session // Akron, Ohio // Destinee Stark Photography

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Sam | Senior Guy Portraits Tips

Hawaiian Shirts and Senior Guy Portraits Tips I don’t take senior guy portraits often, but when I do, their style is on point! (Insert praise hands emoji here!) Between the Hawaiian shirt, distressed denim, and untied converse, I’m loving all the Zack Morris and Saved by the Bell vibes I’m getting from this outfit! Sam […]


Senior Guy Portraits in Akron, Ohio by Destinee Stark Photography

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Carli | Elegant Prom Portraits in Downtown Akron

Carli’s Elegant Prom Portraits in Downtown Akron Carli was on my Role Model Team this year, and you might even recognize her from my senior portrait film! I can’t even express how amazing it’s been getting to know this sweet girl over the last year. I was ecstatic when she asked if I would take […]


Carli Elegant Prom Portraits // Akron, Ohio // Destinee Stark Photography

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Catie | Hudson Senior Session

An Ice-Cream, Coffee, and Rainbow Themed Downtown Hudson Senior Session If you want to see a senior session that had it all, I suggest you scroll through Catie’s downtown Hudson senior session. Catie’s senior portrait session had it all: ice-cream (with sprinkles), coffee, a rainbow, and a unicorn. Okay, I was totally kidding about the […]


Downtown Hudson Senior Session by Destinee Stark Photography

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