Real Couples // High School Sweethearts & Best Friends: Erika + KaShawn

"So KaShawn and I met when he was just a freshman and I was just a junior, in high school. It started as a usual high school relationship but the longer we lasted...the more I realized that this was different. We are going on four years in April, which will be the longest we've ever been in a relationship point blank period. Growing up, the awkward stages in high school, and going through real life adult struggles with him wasn't what I expected at all, but I'm so glad it turned out to be him. He turned me back to God, changed my life completely... We're literally the best of friends, and I couldn't see it any other way. We know all of our weaknesses and strengths, but we are definitely still learning a lot about each other. He brings out the absolute best in me, and he's the best he can be. It's imperfectly perfect." 

Photos by Lauren McKeown Photography

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Meet Lauren McKeown Photography: My name is Lauren, and I am a photographer in central Virginia whose passion is to capture emotions and the connections between people. I feel like my ultimate goal is to change people's lives by creating imagery that speaks to their soul. 

I am completely self-taught through finding any piece of info I could on the internet. I honestly feel that by finding photography, I found myself. The people I have been able to connect with have changed my life and my view on the world. I now see that there is beauty in everything, you just have to look in the right places, and look deep into a person's heart.