Nationality
Russian
Production Roles
Almost everything, but with invalueable help of my wife, especially in creating kind and friendly atmosphere so that models can relax and work at their top potential.
How did you get involved with Restrained Elegance?
I shoot bondage pictures for quite a time already, and my pictures can be found on many sites and personal collections, but until RE I worked only in "girl-next-door" style. Several photographer's education courses here in Siberia changed it all in late summer of 2008. I tried to shoot my regular models in studio environment, and the very first experiment turned to be a success, when Hywel agreed to take several sets of my best model - Delta - for RE.
Do you have a personal interest in bondage?
Yes, and very large one. To be short, I simply can't imagine my life without bondage. I'm switch in bondage.
What's your favourite RE set?
I like many sets, so I can't say that one single set is better than another in my list.
What's your favourite set you've been on the production team for?
Every set that I'm working on is my favourite - when I'm working on it. When it comes to reviewing all sets later, well, then every set is unique, because bondage for me is all about feelings... Sorry for evading your question. :)
What do you think about when you are working on bringing a set/video/picture from an idea to the finished thing?
I'm quite rarely have an idea that burns my mind and demand realization. :) Usually I look at model, her clothes, and take a rope (or a chain, or a cuffs) in my hands, and then ideas comes to my mind. The only thing left is to choose from several ideas. And I think about process, model's safety, and we chat about everything - the weather, her plans, her boyfriends, her work and/or study...
Favourite Book
I like science fiction, both Russian and international. Isaac Asimov and Arthur Clarke, for example. They have a lot of good books.
Favourite Film
Star Wars, especially original trilogy.
Favourite Food
Ice-cream. :)
Favourite TV programme
News on Russian TV.
Favourite Music
Soundtracks from favourite movies and Japan melodies.
What bit of gear wouldn't you be without?
My camera and a rope.
What equipment do you use?
For studio shoots I use Canon 400D and its kit lense. Sometimes use 50/1.8 for portraits. Sometimes I change to Sony DSC R1, it has excellent capabilities for studio work.

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Wedding Night Hog-Shackle

Keywords: barefoot, bedroom, handcuffs, hogtie, silk, brunette, leg irons, lingerie, cloth gag, metal bondage

story with photos (177 photos) starring Aisha added 20 July 2018

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The Gangster's Neice

Keywords: barefoot, handcuffs, leg irons, lingerie, metal bondage, tape gag, ungagged

story with photos (80 photos) starring Sharlize added 17 July 2018

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Delta's Slinky Silver Dress (and hogtie!)

Keywords: ballgown, rope bondage, barefoot, hogtie

story with photos (101 photos) starring Delta added 4 July 2018

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Rope Therapy

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story with photos (129 photos) starring Bianca added 1 July 2018

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No Splashing in the Pool!

Keywords: rope bondage, barefoot, lingerie, ungagged

story with photos (89 photos) starring Delta added 24 June 2018

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Lunch Hour

Keywords: ballgag, rope bondage, barefoot, hogtie, business wear, ungagged

story with photos (110 photos) starring Dolly added 19 June 2018

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Black Panther

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story with photos (82 photos) starring Black Panther added 13 June 2018

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The Hotter They Come...

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story with photos (72 photos) starring Ashanti added 1 June 2018

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Sarah shackled

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story with photos (123 photos) starring Sarah added 29 May 2018

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Black Velvet

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story with photos (61 photos) starring Zarina added 23 May 2018

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Toe Tie Hog Tie

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story with photos (149 photos) starring Sarah added 17 May 2018

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Gwen Plays With Cuffs

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story with photos (116 photos) starring Gwen added 16 May 2018

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Two Kinky Girls

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story with photos (83 photos) starring Lilith and Foxy added 3 May 2018

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Alina T- Spread

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story with photos (79 photos) starring Alina added 24 April 2018

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Fraudster Frustrated

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story with photos (140 photos) starring Aisha added 23 April 2018

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New Girl in the Office

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story with photos (114 photos) starring Foxy added 17 April 2018

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Kidnapping The Pianist

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story with photos (61 photos) starring Lera added 14 April 2018

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Hot Night In! (Part One)

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story with photos (60 photos) starring Delta added 1 April 2018

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Hot Night In (Part Two)

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story with photos (49 photos) starring Delta added 1 April 2018

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Tanya (Hog-)Tied

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story with photos (68 photos) starring Tanya added 26 March 2018

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Lightning Style

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story with photos (129 photos) starring Anita R added 25 March 2018

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Satin on Satin

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story with photos (109 photos) starring Lilith added 21 March 2018

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Delta, Dolly, Juliana and the Spiral Stairs

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story with photos (136 photos) starring Juliana, Delta and Dolly added 16 March 2018

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Bondage Gets Serious

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story with photos (85 photos) starring Foxy added 4 March 2018

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Xmas Bonus!

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story with photos (39 photos) starring Delta added 25 February 2018

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The Interview

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story with photos (231 photos) starring Sarah added 20 February 2018

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Two on One's Not Fair!

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story with photos (118 photos) starring Samira, Sofy and Dolly added 7 February 2018

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Foxy Hogtied

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story with photos (54 photos) starring Foxy added 27 January 2018

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Playing To Win

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story with photos (72 photos) starring Samira and Dolly added 23 January 2018

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Bonus: Sharlize in Silk

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story with photos (124 photos) starring Sharlize added 28 February 2017