How to Use Midjourney - Ai Text To Image Generator - Beginner's Guide

20 May 202308:17

TLDRThe video script provides a step-by-step guide on setting up and using Mid-Journey, an AI image generator accessible through Discord. It explains the process of creating an account, purchasing a subscription plan, and generating images using text prompts. The script also offers tips on using advanced prompts and parameters for more stylized images, and discusses the option of upgrading for private image generation. The goal is to create a comprehensive library of AI-generated content on a platform similar to Netflix.


  • 🌟 Mid-journey is a text-to-image AI generator that creates hyper-realistic photos based on text prompts.
  • 📝 To use Mid-journey, one must first sign up for a Discord account as it operates on the Discord platform.
  • 🔍 Users can join the Mid-journey server on Discord by searching for it in the 'explore public servers' section.
  • 💻 Mid-journey is not accessible via a traditional website; instead, it functions through the Mid-journey server on Discord.
  • 💰 A subscription plan is required to create images with Mid-journey, as the free option is no longer available.
  • 🔗 Subscription plans for Mid-journey can be purchased through the official website ( and linked in the video description.
  • 📸 Once subscribed, users can create images by typing 'Imagine' followed by their prompt in the newbie channels or directly in the Mid-journey bot chat.
  • 🎨 Mid-journey generates four different images for each prompt, labeled as V1, V2, V3, and V4, offering a variety of options.
  • 🖼️ Users can refine their prompts with more specific details, stylization, and media type preferences for enhanced image results.
  • ⚙️ Advanced settings and parameters can be adjusted within the Mid-journey bot to take image creation to the next level.
  • 📈 Higher subscription tiers offer faster processing and additional features, such as more variations of the generated images.

Q & A

  • What is Mid-Journey and how does it work?

    -Mid-Journey is an AI-based text-to-image generator that creates hyper-realistic photos based on text prompts provided by users. It operates through Discord, a chat platform, where users need to join the Mid-Journey server and follow the steps to create images using text prompts.

  • How can one join Mid-Journey on Discord?

    -To join Mid-Journey on Discord, users need to visit, sign up for a Discord account, and then search for the Mid-Journey server in the 'Explore Public Servers' section. Once found, they can join the server to access Mid-Journey's AI image generation capabilities.

  • Is Mid-Journey free to use?

    -No, Mid-Journey is not free to use. Users are required to purchase a subscription plan from the official Mid-Journey website before they can create images using the service.

  • What are the different subscription plans available for Mid-Journey?

    -Mid-Journey offers both monthly and yearly subscription plans. The plans include different levels of service, with more expensive plans providing faster processing times for image creation.

  • How can users create images with Mid-Journey?

    -Users can create images by typing 'Imagine' followed by their text prompt in the newbie channels within the Mid-Journey Discord server or by interacting directly with the Mid-Journey chatbot.

  • What options are available after an image is created by Mid-Journey?

    -After an image is created, users can see multiple versions (V1, V2, V3, V4) of the image. They can select a version and request additional variations (U1, U2, U3, U4) for that specific version, or use the 'Make Variation' option to generate more diverse images.

  • How can users download high-resolution images from Mid-Journey?

    -Users can download high-resolution images by selecting the 'Upres' option (U1) for a specific version of the image. This will open the image in a new chat, where users can then save it to their computer as a high-resolution PNG file.

  • What are some advanced tips for creating images with Mid-Journey?

    -Advanced users can enhance their prompts by specifying the subject, details of the surroundings, stylization, media type, and parameters such as resolution and version. This allows for greater control over the final image and can result in more refined outputs.

  • How can users ensure their Mid-Journey creations are private?

    -To ensure complete privacy, users need to upgrade to a subscription plan that includes a private option. This prevents the images from being visible to the public and only Mid-Journey staff can view them, as long as the user follows the platform's policies.

  • What is the recommended version of Mid-Journey for new users?

    -The latest version of Mid-Journey (in this case, version 5.1) is recommended for new users as it contains the most recent updates and improvements. However, users can also choose to use previous versions if they prefer.

  • How does the 'Raw Mode' in Mid-Journey work?

    -Raw Mode is a powerful feature in Mid-Journey that is best suited for advanced users. It allows for greater control over the image generation process, but it requires a deeper understanding of the platform and its capabilities.

  • What is the future plan for Mid-Journey's content and resources?

    -Mid-Journey plans to create a comprehensive library of content and resources related to AI, including the latest updates and tutorials. This will be available on a Netflix-style platform for users to access and learn from.



🌟 Introduction to Mid-Journey AI Image Generator

This paragraph introduces Mid-Journey, a text-to-image AI generator that creates hyper-realistic photos from simple prompts. The speaker aims to demonstrate how to set up Mid-Journey on Discord, as it doesn't have a standalone website. The process starts with signing up for a Discord account and joining the Mid-Journey server. It's emphasized that Mid-Journey now requires a subscription plan, and the user is guided through purchasing a plan on the official website. The explanation includes how to create an image using text prompts in the newbie channels or privately through the Mid-Journey chatbot, and the different versions of images generated by the AI.


📸 Advanced Prompts and Image Customization

The second paragraph delves into enhancing image generation with advanced text prompts. It outlines the importance of providing a clear subject, surroundings, stylization, and media type for Mid-Journey to understand the desired output. The speaker provides an example of a detailed prompt and shows the resulting image. Parameters such as resolution and version are discussed, along with how to use them for higher quality images. The paragraph also touches on privacy settings within Mid-Journey, explaining that certain plans offer private image generation options. The speaker concludes by mentioning the creation of a comprehensive library of AI-generated content and updates, inviting viewers to sign up for access.



💡text to image AI generator

A text to image AI generator is an artificial intelligence system that creates visual images based on textual descriptions provided by users. In the context of the video, this technology is exemplified by Mid-Journey, which is described as the ultimate tool of its kind. The generator takes a simple prompt, such as a description of a scene or concept, and produces hyper-realistic images that match the user's request.


Discord is a chat platform and app originally designed for gamers but has since expanded to various communities. In the video, Discord is used as the medium through which Mid-Journey operates, requiring users to sign up for a Discord account to access and use Mid-Journey's AI image generation capabilities.

💡Mid-Journey server

The Mid-Journey server is a specific community within Discord where users can access and utilize the Mid-Journey AI image generator. It is an essential part of the setup process, as users need to join this server to engage with the AI and create images through text prompts.

💡subscription plan

A subscription plan refers to the pricing model used by Mid-Journey, where users must purchase a plan to access and use the AI image generation services. The video clarifies that while the service used to have a free tier, it now requires a subscription, indicating different levels of service based on the plan chosen.

💡newbie channels

Newbie channels are specific chat channels within the Mid-Journey Discord server designed for new users to learn and practice using the AI image generator. These channels provide a space for beginners to ask questions, share their creations, and receive guidance from more experienced users.

💡Mid-Journey chatbot

The Mid-Journey chatbot is an automated program within the Discord platform that interacts with users, allowing them to create images by sending text prompts directly to the bot. It serves as the interface for users to communicate with Mid-Journey and generate the desired images privately.

💡text prompt

A text prompt is a textual description or a set of instructions given by a user to the AI image generator to produce a specific image. It is the input that the AI uses to understand what kind of visual content the user is looking to create.


Hyper-realistic refers to images that are extremely lifelike and detailed, appearing almost identical to real-world photographs. In the context of the video, it describes the quality of the images generated by Mid-Journey AI, which can range from paintings to photos, with the ability to adjust the level of realism.


Upres is a term used in the video to refer to the upscaling or enhancement of image resolution. It is an option provided by Mid-Journey to increase the detail and quality of the generated images, allowing users to download them in a higher resolution format.


Variations refer to the different iterations or modifications of an image that can be generated based on the original text prompt. In the video, Mid-Journey creates multiple versions of an image (V1, V2, V3, V4), and users can request additional variations of a specific version to explore different visual interpretations of their prompt.


Stylization in the context of the video refers to the artistic style or aesthetic that the AI applies to the generated images. Users can specify the type of media or artistic style they want for their images, such as a painting or a photo, and adjust parameters to achieve the desired level of stylization.

💡private option

The private option in the video refers to the ability to create and share images within a more secure and restricted environment, visible only to the user and Mid-Journey staff. This feature ensures that the images created by the user are not publicly accessible within the Discord server, providing a level of privacy for the user's creations.


Mid-journey is a text-to-image AI generator that produces hyper-realistic photos.

Setting up Mid-journey involves using Discord, as it doesn't have a standalone website.

To get started, sign up for a Discord account and join the Mid-journey server.

Mid-journey now requires a subscription plan to create images.

The basic process involves typing 'slash imagine' followed by a text prompt in the newbie channels or directly in the Mid-journey chatbot.

Each prompt generates four different images, labeled as V1, V2, V3, and V4.

Users can refine their prompts using advanced settings for more stylized or hyper-realistic images.

Parameters such as '4K hyper-realistic version 5.1' can be used to enhance image quality and detail.

The 'upres' command followed by a number (U1, U2, etc.) allows users to download a higher resolution version of the image.

Mid-journey offers a resource page with guidance on crafting effective prompts.

Users can choose different versions of Mid-journey, including previous ones, for their creations.

The 'private' setting can be adjusted based on the subscription plan to control the visibility of created images.

The tutorial provides a step-by-step guide for new users to start creating images with Mid-journey.

The presenter is working on a Netflix-style platform for AI content, including Mid-journey updates and tutorials.

The video tutorial aims to simplify the process for first-time users and showcase the capabilities of Mid-journey.

By using the chatbot, users can maintain a certain level of privacy compared to public channels.