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GREGORY CREWDSON
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Gregory Crewdson's style in Midjourney AI
Gregory Crewdson (born in 1962) is a contemporary photographer known for elaborate, surreal photographic scenes often set in small American towns or suburban neighborhoods. These staged images are carefully planned and lit and take months or even years to produce. With their dreamlike quality, Crewdson's photographs bear the constant sense of isolation, loneliness, and mystery. Critics praise Crewdson for his ability to create immersive, cinematic images that capture the imagination and invite the viewer to enter a different world. Crewdson's work is highly original and thought-provoking and has made him one of the most respected photographers of his generation.
Let's see how Midjourney recognizes Gregory Crewdson's name in V3 and V4:
by Gregory Crewdson --v 3
by Gregory Crewdson --v 4
Gregory Crewdson's Midjourney presence is one of the power styles that shine bright in all MJ versions!
This is how other versions of Midjourney react:
by Gregory Crewdson --test
by Gregory Crewdson --test --creative
by Gregory Crewdson --testp
by Gregory Crewdson --testp --creative
Expectedly, --testp and --testp --creative lead the way. ( ▼∀▼)
happy sunny day problem by Gregory Crewdson --ar 3:2 --testp --creative
[REMASTER]
horror movie scene set in Kowloon Walled City shot by Gregory Crewdson --ar 3:2 --test --creative
lost village by Gregory Crewdson --testp --ar 3:2
Gregory Crewdson's Midjourney style can be described as surreal, cinematic, and staged. Generations with Gregory Crewdson's name are multi-layered, detailed, and feature elaborate movie-like lighting and sets.
mirror dimension by Gregory Crewdson --ar 3:2 --v 4
space station situation by Gregory Crewdson --ar 3:2 --v 4
horror movie scene set in Kowloon Walled City shot by Gregory Crewdson --ar 3:2 --v 4
Batman the movie by Gregory Crewdson --ar 3:2 --v 4
Ultimately, Crewdson's name in your prompts is great for deep cinematic scenes filled with mystery and eerie longing. Even the boring office becomes a place for a David Fincher thriller when you add Gregory Credwson's style to the mix.
boring office by Gregory Crewdson --ar 3:2 --v 4
dieselpunk submarine captain by Gregory Crewdson --ar 3:2 --v 4
1930s movie scene filmed by Gregory Crewdson --ar 3:2 --v 4
Crewdson's style passed the Image Prompts trial with flying colors. Every interpretation was moody, dramatic, and visually distinct.
[ORIGINAL PHOTO]
Francis D.
[IMAGE PROMPT]
by Gregory Crewdson --ar 3:2 --v 4
[IMAGE PROMPT]
portrait photograph on Cairo streets by Gregory Crewdson --ar 3:2 --v 4
[IMAGE PROMPT]
as hero of Gregory Crewdson's mystery movie --ar 3:2 --v 4
[IMAGE PROMPT]
Gregory Crewdson's photograph of cyberpunk pilot --ar 3:2 --v 4
[IMAGE PROMPT]
cyberpunk character by Gregory Crewdson --ar 3:2 --v 4
And it worked equally well with a painting.
[ORIGINAL PAINTING]
Jacques Louis David — Madame Raymond de Verninac (1799)
[IMAGE PROMPT]
by Gregory Crewdson --v 4 (gotta love the legs ;))
Gregory Crewdson is a fantastic artist with a unique and memorable style in real life and Midjourney. ;)
Bruce Munro's artistic style in Midjourney AI V4
Venetian Masquerade by Gregory Crewdson --ar 3:2 --v 4
LIBRARY UPDATES

33 AMAZING PHOTOGRAPHERS FOR YOUR PROMPTS

Alain Laboile is a French photographer known for his documentary-style family and portrait photography
Alex Howitt is a British photographer known for his fine art portraiture and fashion photography
Dutch photographer Alex Timmermans is known for his use of the collodion wet plate photography process
Alvin Langdon Coburn was an American photographer known for his pioneering work in abstract and cubist photography in the early 20th century
Andre de Dienes was a Romanian-American photographer known for his glamour and nude photography, as well as his portraits of celebrities
Andreas Levers is a German photographer known for his documentary photography and photojournalism
Anne Brigman was an American photographer known for her role in the development of the "photographic pictorialism" movement in the early 20th century
Bella Kotak is a British-Indian fine art photographer known for her dreamy, ethereal portraiture and still life work
Bert Hardy was a British photographer known for his documentary and photojournalism, particularly his coverage of World War II
Bertil Nilsson is a Swedish photographer known for his fashion, portrait, and fine art photography, as well as his works for Vogue and Harper's Bazaar
Bettina Rheims is a French photographer known for her controversial, sexually charged portraiture and fashion photography
Bill Brandt was a British photographer known for his documentary and fine art photography, particularly his work on social and cultural issues in post-war Britain
Bill Gekas is a Greek-Australian portrait photographer known for his dreamy, surrealist-inspired images of children
Brooke DiDonato is an American fine art and fashion photographer known for her ethereal, otherworldly images
Bruce Davidson is an American documentary photographer known for his photographs of social and cultural issues
Camille Vivier is a French photographer known for her documentary and fine art photography, particularly her portraits and still lifes
Carl Kleiner is a Swedish photographer and art director known for his minimalist, conceptual still life images and his commercial work
Frank Horvat is an Italian-born photographer known for his fashion, portrait, and documentary work, as well as his contributions to the development of color photography as an art form
Fritz Henle was a German-born photographer known for his documentary and fine art photography, particularly his images of landscapes and cityscapes
Karen Knorr is a British photographer known for her conceptual images that explore issues of power, gender, and identity
Katia Chausheva is a Bulgarian fine art and portrait photographer known for her dreamy, ethereal images and her use of natural light
Kees Scherer is a Dutch photographer known for his documentary and portrait work, particularly his images of people and communities in the Netherlands and abroad
Malick Sidibe is a Malian photographer known for his documentary and portrait work, particularly his images of everyday life in Mali and his contributions to the development of African photography
Marianne Breslauer was a German-born photographer known for her portrait, fashion, and fine art photography, as well as her contributions to the development of experimental and surrealist photography
Marilyn Minter is an American painter and photographer known for her controversial, sexually charged images that explore issues of femininity, identity, and the body
Mary Ellen Mark is an American documentary and portrait photographer known for her images of social and cultural issues, particularly her work on marginalized communities
Miles Aldridge is a British fashion photographer known for his colorful, stylized images that often feature surreal, otherworldly themes
Misha Gordin is an Israeli-American photographer known for his documentary and portrait work, and his images of conflict and social issues in the Middle East
Nelleke Pieters is a Dutch photographer known for her documentary and fine art photography, particularly her portraits and images of the landscape
Ralph Eugene Meatyard was an American photographer known for his experimental, surrealist-inspired images that often featured masks and other props
Tami Bone is an American portrait and fine art photographer known for her dreamy, ethereal images and her use of natural light
TJ Drysdale is a British photographer known for his fine art portraiture and his use of dramatic lighting and composition
Toni Frissell was an American photographer known for her fashion, portrait, and documentary work
FEATURED TECHNIQUES

NEW PHOTOGRAPHY TECHNIQUES

If you haven't yet checked our Midjourney for Photographers study, there is a ton of new techniques and photographic styles. But we have even more! (ノ◉___◉‵)ノ
Midjourney AI style reference sample: blueprint
Holga photography --v 4
(add '--no lens camera' to help get rid of actual Holgas ;)
Intentional camera movement in Midjourney AI V4
Intentional camera movement --v 4
Light field photography in Midjourney AI V4
Light field photography --v 4
Light tracing photography in Midjourney AI V4
Light tracing --v 4
Let's see what those techniques can do with Text and Image Prompts.
light field photography of a young actress --v 4
Tokyo underground market. Candid shot. Strong intentional camera movement --v 4
vaporwave-themed cafe shot with Holga --v 4
running man, light tracing --v 4
[IMAGE PROMPT]
light field photography --v 4
[IMAGE PROMPT]
shot with intensional camera movement --v 4
[IMAGE PROMPT]
shot on Holga --v 4
[IMAGE PROMPT]
with light tracing --v 4
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