Sunday, April 29, 2012

Feminization Caption - Spicing Things Up

I had this picture finished for a while, but I just got around to captioning it last night. 

It's funny - usually, I tend to "flatten" the sissies (or women, as they are before I modify them) in the pictures, but with this one, I chose to keep the breasts.  In most cases, I think it's very, very erotic to have a plainly feminine body (hip structure, female musculature, etc.), but without breasts.  I think it's the idea that, even though they might deny it, their actions and even their bodies scream femininity.  But there is always that blatant detail that they aren't women.  They aren't men.  They're something else; they're sissies. 

That said, I left the breasts here because I thought it helped the picture and the story.  Anyway, enough of my rambling.  Here's the caption.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Transformation Caption -- Dr. Jekyl and Ms. Sissy

I've never really been a big fan of spontaneous changes.  It just makes the whole thing seem less interesting to me when, one second, a character is a normal man and the next, he's been transformed into something else.  I guess part of it is also that in the majority of those types of stories, that character is changed into a complete female.  Needless to say, that's not really my cup of tea.  I don't want them to change into women.  I want them to be sissies.  It just feels like that landscape is so much richer in terms of plot, conflict, and story structure.  When there's always that small reminder that tells them, no matter how much they might look, act, or feel like a woman, they really aren't, it just feels more interesting to me.

However, there are a couple of "quick change" stories which I've really enjoyed, so I can't say I'm really against it.  I just think it's much more difficult.

That said, when I saw this picture, I almost immediately had a story in mind.  I know that the Dr. Jekyll idea has been used a few times in the realm of TG fiction, but I don't think anyone has ever really mined the fertile idea that he might know exactly what's going on, what his alter ego is doing, but can't do anything to stop it.  It's always been the character changes, losing time or blacking out, and then, when he wakes up, has to follow up on clues telling him of the sordid life he's been leading.  I didn't want to do that.  I wanted something a little deeper (psychologically).  So that's where this caption originated.  I hope you like it.

I also wanted to say that this site has been averaging a little over 5000 pageviews per day.  That number is absolutely astounding to me; I never expected this to be as popular as it has been.  I've been getting a ton of emails and messages (from this site or on my Imagefap profile).  Some of them are suggestions on how to make my captions better (thank you!), while others are just people telling me how much they enjoy my work.  They've been overwhelmingly positive, and I really, really appreciate that.  I know I've got a ways to go before I've completely mastered this art form (I do consider it my artistic outlet), but your encouragement and criticism helps me out a lot.   I'd love to get this site up to 10000 views a day (in the long term), so if you happen to frequent another site, or if you run one, please link to The Feminization Station.  It would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks again!

Friday, April 20, 2012

Hypnotized Sissy Caption - The Man in the Mirror

I realized after re-reading this caption that it's kind of cryptic in tone (and slightly overwritten, if I'm honest), but I like the idea of hypnotism.  There's something about the notion of a man acting (and looking) like the picture of femininity and thinking that he's the same guy he always was.  Maybe it's the thought of him "waking up" to a reality that he can't change that excites me.  I don't know.  But I do know that I like it.  Hopefully you do too.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Fake Article -- Extreme Sexual Role Reversal

I found this article just sitting on my  hard drive, but I don't think I ever posted it.  I think I made it just before I created the fake Time articles, but, for whatever reason, I just forgot to post it.  Anyway, here it is (bonus for today!):

Feminization Caption - New Swimsuit

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Feminization Article - Entertainment Weekly, The Feminizers

I recently did a caption about a Television Game show in which the participants were feminized.  You can find that caption HERE .   After a little thought, I kind of wanted to expand on that idea.  Mostly, I like the idea of  "men" competing to be as feminine as possible, but I also thought I could inject a little humanity into the story. 

After deciding to do it, I had to think of a way to present the idea.  Part of me wanted to do a simple text story, but I kind of wanted more than that.  I wanted to present pictures; I wanted readers to see these feminized boys.  And so, I settled on a caption story.  Then, in a fit of inspiration, I saw an issue of Entertainment Weekly (at the dentist's office), and I remembered my fake Time Magazine cover/articles.  Immediately, I knew how to present the idea.

I really enjoy doing these fake articles because it allows me to experiment with a different type of writing.  I know I'm not on the level of some of the better journalists out there, but I think my article is, at worst, passable (if you ignore typos).  I didn't spend as much time on formatting here as I did with the Time piece, but I don't think it really detracts from the effect.  In particular, I'm really proud of how the cover turned out. 

So I guess, without further ado, here's what I came up with.

Pictured from left to right:  Roy Higgins (season 1 contestant), Aaron Davis (season one contestant), Harriet Graham (creator and producer of The Feminizers), and Franky Richmond (season 3 contestant)

 Pictured from left to right:  Ken Fujita (season 2 winner) with his ex-wife and mentor Amanda Fujita

Pictured from left to right (first picture): Rachel Willis (mentor), Marty Thomas (season 3 runner-up), Adara Dressner (mentor), and Nicole Smith (mentor)

Second Picture:  A preview of the some of the season five contestants

Pcitured from left to right: Kristen Hayes (mentor) and Jesse Hayes (season 1 contestant)
Pictured from left to right: Jamie Hurst (season 1 winner) and Amelia Winston (mentor)

Pictured from left to right (first picture): Candice Payne (mentor), Adam Farris (season 3 contestant), and Veronica Chase (mentor)

Pictured from left to right (second picture): Shannon Thomas (mentor), Spring Robinson (mentor), and Timmy English (season 1 contestant)

Pictured from left to right: Bobby Mann (season 2 contestant), Tammy Dreyfus (mentor), and Dana Sanford (mentor)

I fully intended to put the name captions within the article, but I got a little lazy.  I hope it doesn't ruin anything for you all!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Forced Feminization Caption -- Not So Tough Now

My opinion of how this caption turned out is kind of split.  On the one hand, I absolutely love the picture and premise.  On the other hand, I think I could have done a better job in executing the actual text of the story.  It felt rushed because I was trying to fit it into a certain font size. 

In terms of modifying the image, I only extended the photo (like I've done a lot for these) so that it looks like the caption box is within the confines of the picture itself.  It wasn't particularly hard, but it turned out well, as you can see below.

I'm usually not a big fan of outright violence in my stories or captions.  Usually, if my stories do contain violence, it happens off-camera (so to speak).  However, when I saw this picture, I felt that it was called for in this instance.  And I think it works as a very satisfying little revenge story.

So that's that about this caption.

I do want to take a moment to thank all of you who visit this site regularly.  Many of you have sent me very encouraging emails, and have left extremely complimentary comments.  Thank you.  I'm not ashamed to admit that I get that warm fuzzy feeling when someone gives my work a compliment.  I do this (in part) because I like that feeling. 

So thanks for being fans.  And thanks for continuing to visit this blog.  It makes the amount of work and time I put into this worthwhile.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Sissy Caption - Little Brother

I've had this one finished and sitting on my hard drive for a while now.  I guess it's as good of a time as any to post it.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Sissy Caption -- The Sorority Sissy

I had this photo sitting on my hard drive for almost a month before I tried to modify it.  My first few attempts were unacceptably bad, so I let it sit for another few weeks before making another serious attempt.  It's actually kind of strange how one day, the picture just won't cooperate, and then the next, it all just kind of falls into place.  But that's how this one worked out.  Now, I think, it looks pretty good.

As far as the caption, I kind of had the idea in my head for a while.  It's not terribly unique, but I think it fits the picture very, very well.

As an aside, though, I'd like to explain the issue with font size.  I know that, with some of these captions, the size of the font has been frustrating some of you.  It's frustrating for me as well.  But here's the issue:  it's not necessarily the font size that is the problem.  It's the ratio of font size to picture size that makes it difficult to read.  So it's not as simple as simply "making the words bigger" because to do so, I'd have to make the space for those words bigger in relation to the entire layout.  In some cases, that's not terribly difficult (usually the ones where I do a real layout as opposed to a simple picture continuation with a caption box).  But in other situations, I'd have to go back to the drawing board and redesign the whole thing. 

So, I guess what I'm saying is that I'm trying to keep the font ratio in mind while putting together the finished caption, but it is difficult because of the way Blogger displays photos.  As always though, I'm trying to improve with each one, and I hope I'm past (for the most part) the font issue.   That said, if you can't read it, simply right click the photo and scroll down to "Save image as" .  Then, just reopen the photo and zoom in the gallery tool.  I know it's not the best way to do it (in a perfect world, every photo would be readable as is), but I'm just trying to help.

Again, I hope you enjoy my work.  I certainly enjoy the fact that you all choose to visit my little blog.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Forced Feminization Caption - Macho Husbands

This picture was really, really difficult to modify.  I think it's that the angles and lighting were kind of weird.  That said, I'm reasonably happy with it.  Hope you enjoy it.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Sissy Caption - Nice Things

This modification was difficult and easy at the same time.  I know that sounds strange, but let me tell you what happened.  At first, I tried to use parts from different pictures, but I simply couldn't get the angles right (it's harder than you might think).  I probably spent two hours doing this; usually it only takes me about 30-45 minutes to do a picture with this amount of modification.  Finally, after probably my fourth attempt, I gave up.  Sometimes, pictures just won't cooperate.  And so it sat on my hard drive for about a week.  Then, a few days ago, I decided to give it another shot.  Only this time, I would just paint my modifications.  I was finished in about fifteen minutes. 

And so, here it is.  Not my best.  Not my worst.  But I like it.

On another note, I'm considering taking the Omar Bell Universe blog down.  All of those captions are available on Imagefap, so it wouldn't be a real loss (in terms of content).  But it would free up loads of space which I could allocate to this blog.  I think I talked about this a few days ago, but Google has a limit to the amount of space you can use for photographs.  I've hit that wall a couple of times (and had to delete photos).  Anything over their limit costs money, and I'm not sure I want to actually spend money on this yet.  So that said, I'm considering taking down the pictures on the Omar Bell Universe so I can continue posting here (for free).  I haven't made a decision yet, though, so I might figure out a way to make it work for both.