ALL Midjourney AI PARAMETERS (Complete Walkthrough)

Wade McMaster - Creator Impact
14 Dec 202314:38

TLDRThis video provides a comprehensive guide to the various parameters available for use with Midjourney AI, a tool for generating images. It covers how to create seamless tiling images with the 'D-tile' parameter, repeat prompts with 'D--repeat', and introduce variations in the generated images using 'D-chaos' and 'D-weird'. The video also explains how to stylize images with 'D-stylize', adjust aspect ratios with 'D-AR', and create videos with 'D--video'. It discusses different modes like 'turbo', 'fast', and 'relax' for image generation speed, and how to select different versions of the Midjourney model with '--v'. The guide also explores using styles with the 'D--style' parameter, stopping mid-render with '--stop', and enhancing image quality with '--Q'. It touches on legacy parameters like 'D-hd', 'D-uplight', and 'same seed', and concludes with a reminder about the availability of a Midjourney cheat sheet for further reference.

Takeaways

  • 🌐 **Tiling Images**: Adding 'D-tile' to your prompt creates seamlessly tiling images in Midjourney.
  • πŸ” **Repeating Prompts**: Use '--repeat' followed by a number to repeat your prompt that many times, with limits based on your subscription level.
  • πŸ”„ **Chaos Parameter**: Adding 'D-chaos' followed by a number from 1 to 100 introduces variation in the generated image grid.
  • πŸ€” **Weird Results**: The 'D-weird' parameter with a rating from 1 to 3,000 can make results increasingly strange.
  • 🎨 **Stylize Feature**: 'D-stylize' from 1 to 1,000 enhances the style of your images with Midjourney's creative input.
  • πŸ”„ **Combining Parameters**: You can combine 'chaos', 'weird', and 'stylize' for more diverse and unique image results.
  • πŸ“ **Aspect Ratio**: 'D-AR' allows you to change the aspect ratio of your images by specifying width and height values.
  • πŸ“Ή **Video Generation**: The '--video' parameter creates a video of your image grid, with a note on how to crop and separate individual images.
  • βš™οΈ **Speed Modes**: Different modes like 'turbo', 'fast', and 'relax' affect the speed at which your images are generated.
  • πŸ”§ **Model Versions**: Use '--v' followed by a version number to choose different versions of the Midjourney model for your prompts.
  • 🎭 **Styles and Tuning**: 'D-style' allows you to select different styles within certain model versions and even create your own styles with the 'tune' function.
  • ⏹ **Stopping Mid-Render**: The '--stop' parameter lets you halt the image generation process at a specified percentage.
  • πŸ” **Quality Control**: Use '--q' followed by a number to control the rendering speed and quality of the final image.
  • 🚫 **Negative Keywords**: 'D-no' before certain words can help exclude unwanted features from your generated images.
  • 🌱 **Seeds for Consistency**: A 'D-seed' value provides a starting point for image generation, allowing for replicable results.
  • βš–οΈ **Image Weight**: 'IW' or 'image weight' adjusts the influence of an image included in your prompt on the final output.
  • πŸ“ˆ **Upscaling Images**: Legacy parameters like 'D-hd' and 'D-uplight' can upscale your images to higher resolutions.
  • πŸ”„ **Same Seed for Grids**: Using 'same seed' applies a consistent seed across a grid for uniform results, though its functionality may be deprecated.

Q & A

  • What does adding 'D-tile' to the end of your prompt do in Midjourney AI?

    -Adding 'D-tile' to the end of your prompt allows you to create seamlessly tiling images in Midjourney AI.

  • How does the '--repeat' parameter work in Midjourney AI, and what does it depend on?

    -The '--repeat' parameter, when added to the end of your prompt followed by a space and a number, makes Midjourney produce that prompt the number of times you've entered. It depends on the subscription you have, which determines how high you can set the repeat value.

  • What is the range of values accepted for the 'D-chaos' parameter in Midjourney AI?

    -The 'D-chaos' parameter accepts a number from 1 to 100, which changes the amount of variation between the images in the generated grid.

  • How does the 'D-weird' parameter affect the results in Midjourney AI?

    -The 'D-weird' parameter, when added to the end of your prompt with a value from 1 to 3,000, makes the results increasingly weirder as the value increases.

  • What is the purpose of the 'D-stylize' parameter in Midjourney AI?

    -The 'D-stylize' parameter, with a value from 1 to 1,000, adds a more stylized and opinionated nature to the generated images.

  • How can you change the aspect ratio of the generated images in Midjourney AI?

    -You can change the aspect ratio by adding 'D-AR' followed by a numeral value for the width and height to the end of your prompt.

  • What does the '--video' parameter do in Midjourney AI?

    -The '--video' parameter allows you to create a Midjourney generation video with a specified aspect ratio.

  • What are the different modes for image generation speeds in Midjourney AI?

    -The different modes for image generation speeds are Turbo mode, Fast mode, and Relax mode, which correspond to the fastest, default, and slowest speeds respectively.

  • How can you upscale older versions of Midjourney images to a higher resolution?

    -You can upscale older versions using parameters like 'D-hd' for versions 2 and 3, 'D-uplight' for up to version 4, and 'D-upbeta' for creating 2048x2048 images up to version 4.

  • What does the 'D-seed' parameter do in Midjourney AI?

    -The 'D-seed' parameter sets a starting point for an image. By providing a numeral value of at least six digits, you can ensure that the same seed number will generate the same image.

  • How does the 'D-stop' parameter work in Midjourney AI?

    -The 'D-stop' parameter allows you to stop the Midjourney render partway through its process at a specified percentage, resulting in an incomplete but potentially interesting image.

  • What is the 'D-no' parameter used for in Midjourney AI?

    -The 'D-no' parameter is used to exclude certain features or objects from the generated image by specifying the words of the features you do not want to see.

Outlines

00:00

πŸ–ΌοΈ Mid Journey Image Parameters Overview

The video provides an in-depth guide on using various parameters with the Mid Journey tool to create seamless tiling images and control the generation process. It covers the use of 'D-tile' for seamless tiling, 'D--repeat' for image repetition, 'D-chaos' for variation control, 'D-weird' for unusual results, 'D-stylize' for stylized images, and 'D-AR' for aspect ratio adjustments. The video also discusses combining these parameters for unique effects and creating videos with the '--video' parameter. It reminds viewers of the availability of a cheat sheet in the description for further reference.

05:00

πŸš€ Speed and Model Version Parameters

This segment delves into parameters that control the speed of image generation, such as 'D--relax', 'D--fast', and 'D--turbo', and how to select different versions of the Mid Journey model using the '--v' parameter. It explains the output differences between various model versions and introduces style variations like 'D--nii' for anime style and 'D--style' for different styles within models. The video also touches on the 'SL tune' function for creating personalized styles and the use of the '--stop' parameter to halt the rendering process at a specific percentage.

10:01

🎨 Advanced Control with Seeds, Quality, and Legacy Parameters

The final part of the video focuses on advanced controls like 'D--no' for excluding certain elements from the image, 'D--seed' for consistent image generation using a specific starting point, and 'IW' for adjusting the influence of an image in the prompt. It also discusses legacy parameters such as 'D--hd', 'D--uplight', 'D--upbeta', and 'same seed' for upscaling images and creating uniform grids. The presenter mentions that some parameters may have been deprecated and encourages viewers to check the Mid Journey cheat sheet in the description for the most current and comprehensive list of commands and parameters.

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Keywords

πŸ’‘Midjourney AI

Midjourney AI refers to an advanced AI system capable of generating images based on textual prompts. In the video, it is the central tool being discussed, with various parameters and settings explained to control the image generation process.

πŸ’‘Parameters

Parameters are specific instructions or settings that can be added to a prompt to influence the output of the Midjourney AI. They are essential for users to customize the image generation according to their needs, as demonstrated throughout the video.

πŸ’‘Tiling

Tiling in the context of the video refers to the creation of images that can be seamlessly repeated to form a larger image or pattern. The 'D-tile' parameter is mentioned as a way to achieve this with Midjourney AI.

πŸ’‘Repeat

The 'Dash repeat' parameter allows users to specify how many times a particular prompt should be used to generate images. This is tied to the user's subscription level, which determines the maximum number of repeats allowed.

πŸ’‘Chaos

The 'D-chaos' parameter introduces variation into the generated images. A lower number results in less variation, while a higher number, up to 100, increases the diversity of the image grid produced by Midjourney AI.

πŸ’‘Weird

The 'D-weird' parameter is used to generate more unusual or unexpected results. It ranges from 1 to 3,000, with higher values producing more 'weird' or unconventional images, as shown in the video.

πŸ’‘Stylize

The 'D-stylize' parameter affects the visual style of the generated images, adding a more artistic or 'opinionated' touch as the value increases from 1 to 1,000, thus personalizing the output's appearance.

πŸ’‘Aspect Ratio

The aspect ratio, controlled by the 'D-AR' parameter, determines the proportions of the generated images. It is crucial for users who need images for specific applications, such as social media or print, where standard sizes like 1:1 or 16:9 are common.

πŸ’‘Video Generation

The '--video' parameter allows users to generate a video using Midjourney AI. This feature is not available for single images but creates a grid of images that can be compiled into a video format.

πŸ’‘Turbo Mode

Turbo mode, along with fast mode and relax mode, are options that dictate the speed at which Midjourney AI generates images. Turbo mode is the fastest, while relax mode is the slowest and does not utilize GPU time.

πŸ’‘Version Selection

The '--v' parameter enables users to select different versions of the Midjourney AI model. Each version represents a different stage in the development of the AI, with varying capabilities and image quality improvements.

πŸ’‘Styles

Styles in Midjourney AI refer to different visual themes or aesthetics that can be applied to the generated images. The '--style' parameter allows users to choose from a variety of styles, such as 'raw', 'cute', or 'expressive', to match their creative vision.

πŸ’‘Stop

The '--stop' parameter lets users halt the image generation process at a specified percentage. This can be used to observe the progress and stages of how an image develops, offering insights into the AI's rendering process.

πŸ’‘Seed

The 'D-seed' parameter is a numerical value that serves as a starting point for the image generation. Using the same seed number with different prompts or styles can help users experiment with the AI's output consistency and variability.

πŸ’‘Image Weight

Image weight, denoted by 'IW', is a parameter that allows users to prioritize specific elements within their prompt. By assigning a weight to an image URL included in the prompt, the AI will focus more on that element when generating the final image.

πŸ’‘Legacy Parameters

Legacy parameters are older settings that were once used with Midjourney AI but may no longer be functional or have been replaced by newer parameters. The video mentions 'same seed' and 'upscale' as examples, noting that they were used in previous versions of the AI.

Highlights

Adding 'D-tile' to your prompt enables seamless tiling in Midjourney.

Use '--repeat' followed by a number to produce multiple instances of a prompt.

Different subscription levels allow for varying numbers of repeats: 2-4 for basic, up to 10 for standard, and up to 40 for pro or mega.

Chaos parameter (D-chaos and a number 1-100) introduces variation in image grids.

Weird parameter (D-weird and a number 1-3000) generates increasingly unusual results.

Stylize parameter (D-stylize and a number 1-1000) adds stylistic flair to images.

Combining chaos, weird, and stylize parameters can produce diverse and unique image results.

D-AR changes the aspect ratio of generated images with numerical width and height values.

Using '--video' creates a Midjourney generation video with a specified aspect ratio.

Turbo mode, fast mode, and relax mode alter the speed of image generation.

Parameters can be applied to prompts to specify the rendering speed.

Different versions of the Midjourney model can be selected using the '--v' parameter.

Styles can be customized and combined for unique image outcomes.

The tune function allows users to create their own styles using selected images.

Random styles can be generated using 'random' parameter with image counts.

The '--stop' parameter allows for halting the rendering process at a specified percentage.

The '--q' parameter for Quality speeds up rendering but may affect image completeness.

The 'D-no' parameter can be used to exclude certain features or objects from the generated images.

Seed parameter (D-seed and a numeral value) provides a starting point for image generation.

Image Weight (iw-) adjusts the influence of an image within a prompt.

Legacy parameters like D-hd and D-uplight are used for upscaling older versions of images.

The 'same seed' parameter applies a consistent seed across a grid for uniformity.

Several parameters have been deprecated and are no longer functional in Midjourney.

Midjourney is frequently updated, which may require periodic updates to the parameters list.