Born in 1963 in Bryansk, Russia.
Graduated from Bryansk Technological Institute as a Forestry Engineer in 1985 and worked as a forest ranger. Then almost became a theater actor, but eventually went into journalism. Worked for newspapers, radio, and TV. Member of the USSR Union of Journalists.
Picked up photography in early childhood. Photographed using "Smena" and "Lubitel" cameras, gifted by his parents.
The beginning of his most active period coincides with the appearance of photography websites. Videnin's photographs quickly gain popularity and he becomes one of the five most mentioned photographers on Runet. Simultaneously, his images win competitions and awards resulting in offers of cooperation. He then begins to work with several Russian and foreign galleries.
More than 20 solo exhibitions in different countries. The works are stored in several museums