We need to talk about the Midjourney Discord-based AI image generator

Midjourney is a new AI image generator via Discord
"An otter in a lake in space, high resolution." (Image credit: Beth Nicholls / Midjourney)

Extremely realistic-looking images can now be created almost instantaneously by artificially intelligent internet bots. Should photographers, illustrators and graphic designers be threatened by this new industry development?

Using one of the best AI image generator tools may be the new method of image commissioning for purposes such as book covers, advertisement, journalism and other businesses and promotional copyright-free content.

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.