San Francisco Foreign Cinema Wedding | Lisa & Greg

Every wedding holds new challenges and unique memories, which is why I specialize in them – there is always something new.  A new couple, a new location, a new family . . . .  Between navigating all of this novelty, and approaching the day with a photo-journalistic mindset, there is no “cookie cutter” day.

Lisa and Greg are self-described foodies, so it’s no wonder they wanted to get married at San Francisco’s renowned Foreign Cinema restaurant!  Amazing food aside, what stood out for me at this wedding was the way Lisa and Greg engaged the family while giving toasts.  No, they didn’t get up or do anything unusual – it was all in their faces.  Look at the laughter and tears below, and you’ll know what I mean.  The love, closeness, and fun in this group is unmistakable.

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Lisa & Greg, thank you so much for the precious memories.  I hope you cherish these images for years to come.

You’ll also want to see Lisa and Greg’s Sonoma engagement session at Ferrari-Carano Winery!

If you loved this wedding, take a look at Ellen and Gadi’s SF Jewish wedding and Foreign Cinema reception.

Venue: Foreign Cinema, San Francisco Mission District
Planner: Dreams on a Dime, Jessica Goldblatt
Flowers: Natalie Bowman Designs
Dress: Jin Wang
DJ: Love in the Mix
Hair: Leslie Chin-Schmidt
Makeup: The Social Beauty Company, Nicole Tott-Berger

  • Heather Kanillopoolo said:

    All of those wonderful emotional moments!!! AHHH so perfect!!

  • Earl said:

    Such natural shots, LOVE it!

  • Stunning work. Gorgeous light, great moments. Just top notch.

  • That photograph of her single tear is PERFECT. Such an incredible shot. And she has such a pretty cry face :)

  • Teresa K said:

    So sweet, and beautiful and honest and real. It's a lovely set of images indeed Gavin.

  • Elissa said:

    Gosh, this is beautiful. I got a really great sense of their emotions as well as the space. It's such a beautiful set of photos :)

  • Love the emotion you captured, the shot with the bride and the tear on her cheek is fantastic

  • Taylor said:

    Wow that shot with the tear!!! You absolutely nailed it. Great job, great colours. xxx

  • bryan said:

    you captured so much emotion! great work.

  • Pearl Iizuka said:

    Absolutely beautiful and stunning work! Thank you so much for capturing and sharing the story of my daughter's most special day!

  • JC Page said:

    Memories Gavin! Surely the Foreign Cinema was lucky to have you back. Terrific documentary coverage as always.