Midjourney V5: Photos of Cape Town

Midjourney V5 (Version 5) was recently released and I wanted to test it out. I decided to see how well it could do creating photographs of Cape Town. Midjourney has come a long way since I first used it and the results are becoming more and more impressive. I’ve included photographs of people as well as the landscape and some animals and scenery.

Midjourney V5 was announced on 15 March 2023. You can read the full statement on the Midjourney Discord server.

According to Midjourney announcement the following were new to the V5 base model:

  • Much wider stylistic range and more responsive to prompting
  • Much higher image quality (2x resolution increase) improved dynamic range
  • More detailed images. Details more likely to be correct. Less unwanted text.
  • Improved performance with image prompting
  • Supports –tile argument for seamless tiling (experimental)
  • Supports –ar aspect ratios greater than 2:1 (experimental)
  • Supports –iw for weighing image prompts versus text prompts

Images of Cape Town created using Midjourney V5

The following images were created using Midjourney V5 in Discord. Hope you enjoy!

Above: A close up photograph of a SAPS police officer in Cape Town, South Africa. SAPS Police vehicle visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic. Midjourney Version 5

Above: A close up photograph of a SAPS police officer in Cape Town, South Africa. SAPS Police vehicle visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a photograph of Bo Kaap street in Cape Town. Wide angle. 8K. Nikon. High quality. Professional photography. Sunny day. Blue sky. Realistic. Highly detailed. V5 midjourney

Above: a photograph of Bo Kaap street in Cape Town. Wide angle. 8K. Nikon. High quality. Professional photography. Sunny day. Blue sky. Realistic. Highly detailed.

Above: a close up photograph of a fisherman in Kalk Bay, Cape Town, South Africa. Fishing boats and Kalk bay harbour visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic. Midjourney V5

Above: a close up photograph of a fisherman in Kalk Bay, Cape Town, South Africa. Fishing boats and Kalk bay harbour visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a close up photograph of a hiker standing on top of Lion's Head peak in Cape Town, South Africa. Table Mountain visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic. Midjourney Version 5

Above: a close up photograph of a hiker standing on top of Lion’s Head peak in Cape Town, South Africa. Table Mountain visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a close up photograph of a young woman in Cape Town township, South Africa. Informal settlement visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic. Midjourney V5

Above: a close up photograph of a young woman in Cape Town township, South Africa. Informal settlement visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a high altitude aerial photograph of Cape Town. High quality photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic. AI images generation

Above: a high altitude aerial photograph of Cape Town. High quality photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a close up photograph of a surfer in Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa. Waves and beach visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a close up photograph of a surfer in Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa. Waves and beach visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

an aerial photograph of Gugulethu township. High quality. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. Highly detailed. Very realistic.

Above: an aerial photograph of Gugulethu township. High quality. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. Highly detailed. Very realistic.

Above: Kaapse Klopse at Tweede Nuwe Jaar parade in Cape Town. Face paint. High quality photograph. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic. Midjourney V5

Above: Kaapse Klopse at Tweede Nuwe Jaar parade in Cape Town. Face paint. High quality photograph. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a photograph of Robben island. High quality. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. Highly detailed. Very realistic. Midjourney V5

Above: a photograph of Robben island. High quality. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. Highly detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a close up photograph of a young child in Cape Town township, South Africa. Informal settlement visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a close up photograph of a young child in Cape Town township, South Africa. Informal settlement visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

a view of Table Mountain from Blouberg beach. High quality photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic. Midjourney V5

Above: a view of Table Mountain from Blouberg beach. High quality photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

 portrait photograph of a Toyota Hiace Minibus Taxi driver in Cape Town. Portrait photography. Sunny sky. High quality. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. Highly detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a portrait photograph of a Toyota Hiace Minibus Taxi driver in Cape Town. Portrait photography. Sunny sky. High quality. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. Highly detailed. Very realistic.

a street level photograph of Cape Town central business district, South Africa. High quality. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a street level photograph of Cape Town central business district, South Africa. High quality. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a close up photograph of a business woman in Cape Town business district, South Africa. Tall buildings visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a close up photograph of a business woman in Cape Town business district, South Africa. Tall buildings visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

a close up photograph of an African penguin on Boulders Beach in Cape Town, South Africa. Informal settlement visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a close up photograph of an African penguin on Boulders Beach in Cape Town, South Africa. Informal settlement visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

an aerial photograph of Constantia. High quality. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. Highly detailed. Very realistic.

Above: an aerial photograph of Constantia. High quality. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. Highly detailed. Very realistic.

a close up photograph of a dassie sitting on a rock on top of Table Mountain, South Africa. Sky and sea visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a close up photograph of a dassie sitting on a rock on top of Table Mountain, South Africa. Sky and sea visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

an aerial photograph of Clifton Beach, South Africa. High quality. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. Highly detailed. Very realistic.

Above: an aerial photograph of Clifton Beach, South Africa. High quality. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. Highly detailed. Very realistic.

a close up photograph of a young woman in Cape Town township, South Africa. Informal settlement visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a close up photograph of a young woman in Cape Town township, South Africa. Informal settlement visible in background. High quality portrait photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

a photograph of people relaxing on Clifton Beach. High quality. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. Highly detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a photograph of people relaxing on Clifton Beach. High quality. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. Highly detailed. Very realistic.

a close up photograph of a Protea flower on the mountain in Cape Town, South Africa. High quality. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

Above: a close up photograph of a Protea flower on the mountain in Cape Town, South Africa. High quality. Professional photograph. Nikon camera. Wide angle lens. 8K. High detailed. Very realistic.

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