1st Edition

Creating Images Using AI A Step-by-Step Guide to Midjourney

By Julie Pallant Copyright 2025
    432 Pages 433 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    432 Pages 433 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Creating Images Using AI: A Step-by-Step Guide to Midjourney is an essential resource for professionals and others looking to harness the amazing power of AI-powered image generator programs and to ensure they keep up to date with developments in this rapidly evolving field. This comprehensive guide offers an in-depth exploration of Midjourney, one of the most respected programs available today, used by over 17 million users.

    The book covers the fundamentals of setting up and using Midjourney through to advanced techniques for crafting precise text- and image-based prompts to ensure high-quality images. Detailed step-by-step instructions are provided to facilitate a thorough understanding of the program, supported throughout by screenshots and examples of Midjourney image output. Included are case studies of talented artists who use Midjourney as a creative tool, with examples of their inspiring art to motivate readers. A dedicated chapter offers resources for photographers, designers, and artists to expand their skills, and to stay up to date with the latest developments in AI technology.

    Whether you're seeking to enhance your professional toolkit or simply explore AI as a creative outlet, this book offers the knowledge and skills to harness Midjourney’s full potential. For professionals in photography, graphic design, marketing, advertising, and education, it provides the essential tools to stay ahead in a rapidly changing industry.

    1. Introduction 2. AI – what is it and what impact will it have? 3. Creative uses for AI image generators 4. AI Image Generating programs 5. Getting started with Midjourney 6. Writing Good Prompts 7. Further Inspiration 8. Additional resources 9. CONCLUSION. Appendix


    Julie Pallant (PhD) is a photographer/digital artist who makes extensive use of artificial intelligence (AI) in creating her artwork and provides an AI training and consultancy service. She has 25 years’ experience as a university lecturer teaching and developing training material on psychology and statistics, including an internationally best-selling statistical computing textbook currently in its 7th edition.


    “Creating Images with AI: A step-by-step guide to Midjourney by Julie Pallant brilliantly bridges the gap between traditional photography and the innovative world of Midjourney. Packed with practical tips and stunning examples, it's the ultimate resource for anyone looking to elevate their craft and embrace new creative possibilities.”

    Simon Hunter, Photographer, former Professor of Applied Linguistics

    “Julie Pallant's book Creating Images with AI: A Step-by-Step Guide to Midjourney is an indispensable tool for creative professionals needing to adapt to the rapidly evolving world of AI image generation. It provides a comprehensive, clear, and thorough guide to the Midjourney program, including detailed practical examples of its many and varied applications.”

    Mark Kratochvil, Lecturer, Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging, Torrens University, Australia

    “Julie Pallant's book, Creating Images with AI: A Step-by-Step Guide to Midjourney, is an invaluable resource for anyone looking to explore the capabilities of AI in image generation and hone their prompting skills. Whether for personal projects or professional endeavors, this book offers clear, practical insights that will help you create stunning visuals with ease.”

    Ayesha Hilton, Author, Creator, Entrepreneur