Mar 25, 2024 | Zenagos® Expert Tips

Zenagos Expert AI Tip: Choose the Correct Image Generator

Q. Dear Zenagos,
I’ve been trying to generate stock images using AI, but people come out with their arms bending the wrong way and other weird things. Is there an image AI that is better?

This article was updated on March 25, 2024.

Image generators are fun to play with and have made significant progress in their ability to create content with minimal effort. However, for the typical small business owner looking for an all-encompassing solution to their media production needs, image generators are not quite ready. Although they can assist in creating basic graphics and visuals, it is extremely challenging to use them to create high-quality content.

It might be faster to work with a human
If you need high quality original images for business purposes – and you’re trying to bring a particular vision to life – you will probably find it more efficient to go to a freelance site like Fiverr, Freelancer, or Upwork and work with a human artist. It may take a few tries to find an artist who aligns with your style, and you will need to pay for the work, but you will probably get the result you want and the quality you demand more quickly.

Choose the best AI tool for your purpose
If you have decided that you want to create your images using AI, then it will help if you choose the AI image generator that is best for your purpose. We provide three options below, based on the purpose of the images.

DALL-E 3 is our choice for realistic images
In our experience, DALL-E 3 is a good choice for producing realistic images. On March 25, 2024, Microsoft announced that DALL-E 3 is now available for free in the Bing search engine platform. Go to Bing and click on “Copilot” at the top of the screen. The AI chat will open. In the box at the bottom of the screen (which says, “Ask me anything”), type in a request for an AI-generated image. You will need to create a Microsoft account and log in to Bing in order to use the image creator, but you will be able to generate interesting images quickly. ZDNet recommends Bing as their “best overall” AI Image Generator, due to the combination of high quality and no cost (Ortiz, 2023).

Midjourney is our choice for creative visuals
We like Midjourney for generating artistic visuals. As of March 25, 2024, Midjourney allows free image generation at this site.

Jasper Art is our choice for images for marketing and advertising
If you need high quality images for marketing and advertising, we recommend Jasper Art. You can try Jasper Art free by providing your email address.

AI image generators will improve over time, but for now you should expect that it will take a few tries to land on the exact question (or “prompt”) that will cue the AI tool to provide the image you desire. The tools are sensitive to what question you ask and exactly how you ask it, so if you are not an experienced graphic designer or artist, you will need to experiment for a bit to learn the nuances of crafting the ideal prompt. To download the Zenagos® cheat sheet for writing AI prompts, click here.

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Ortiz, S. (2023, August 3). The best AI art generators: DALL-E 2 and fun alternatives to try. ZDNet. Retrieved on October 12, 2023, from


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