Image creation

Image creation

Add prompts to create designs and more. Also use this prompt book

DALL·E 2 (
An AI system that can create realistic images and art from a description in natural language.

Adobe Firefly
Has some cool features aimed at solving problems for creatives and visual journalists: AI video editing, 3D modeling, text-to-image, photo editing and more. Be careful with ethics when using this tool on news photographs.
AI-generated wallpapers by Leap API

Text-to-image generation in any style

Microsoft Bing Image Creator
Create images right in chat.

A Beginner’s Guide to Image Generation with DALL-E 3
How to use DALL-E 3, plus a gallery of 50 art styles to use when generating images. From Jo Amditis at the Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University.

Washington Post: These Look Like Prizewinning Photos. They’re AI Fakes
A cautionary tale that looks at ethics, AI and fake news photos
Primarily used to build gaming assets and images, journalists can use this tool to create illustrations. Create environments, buildings, and concept art. You can ideate, train your own AI models, and create unique production-ready assets with an artist-friendly interface.
Create art, photographs and illustrations while working across multiple images at once. Replace, add and edit elements within your images with inpainting and outpainting.

Create images, videos and 3D models

AI image upscaler

AP Newsroom
Has an AI option for photo and video search

Image upscaler

AI art generator

Craiyon, AI Image Generator
AI image generator that uses DALL-E technology.

Text-to-image generator that uses Stable Diffusion technology

Dream by WOMBO
Partially-free image generator

AI Headshots Generator

Profile Pic Maker

Create 3D models with AI: Text to 3D, image to 3D and text to texture

Image Generator by Akool
Turn any ideas into visuals at studio quality

When ChatGPT meets Photoshop

Storyboard Hero
Helps you collaborate and design with visuals

Text-to-image generator. Run with an API on Replicate

Text-to-image tool with a simple interface

AI photo enhancement tool
Free photo editor

Free AI image generator

Build images, social media posts, etc.

Super Tools Database
A large collection of AI tools organized by skills, including images. You can filter by free/paid tools.
AI image resizer

MidJourney: Controlling Composition with Camera Angles

Logo image generator, text-to-image technology

Cutout Pro
Use AI to enhance images, drop backgrounds, etc.

Ai Magicx
Generate high-quality images with AI

Google Course: Intro to Image Generation

iPic AI Image Generator

AI content writer generates \keyword-optimized content and image for your blog, website, etc.

Washington Post: These Look Like Prizewinning Photos. They’re AI Fakes
A look at ethics, AI and fake news photos

Elevates product photography with AI

Receive AI-generated insightful summaries for each uploaded screenshot, especially for text-heavy and unstructured diagrams. Uses GPT-4 to allow you to make text queries on screenshot content. Seven-day free trial, then $8 a month.

A versatile AI image generator

AI Shadows
Generate realistic shadows for professional-looking photos

Revitalizes your pictures in seconds

Genmo AI
Use AI to create images or video

Playground AI
Mix real and synthetic images with this AI tool.

Free text-to-image generator with the ability to generate legible typography.

AI image creation with curated, beautiful and reusable styles for Midjourney, Clipdrop, Firefly or DALL-E

Full platform for text-to-image generation with multiple models, including Stable Diffusion XL (SDXL), ControlNet for composition control, and an API.

G-Prompter Train Your Own Prompter
Free and simple to train and use immediately for fantastic Midjourney image prompts.

App Icons

Upload an image and it will animate it for you.

Background Blur
Blur out the background of any photo in seconds. Free and paid accounts.

Teachable Machine
Teachable Machine is a web-based Google tool that makes creating machine learning models fast, easy, and accessible to everyone. Train a computer to recognize your own images, sounds and poses. A fast, easy way to create machine learning models for your sites, apps, and more – no expertise or coding required.

Acts as your digital AI photographer

Image building tool with varying pricing models

Think Diffusion
Pay by the hour. Create QR codes and other images

Access to foundation models, APIs, SDKs or Web integration. Resources for design artists, too. Free and pay-as-you-go pricing models included.

Microsoft Designer
Generate designs and original images using AI. Get started for free, then upgrade.

A standalone software specifically designed for 3D keyframe animation.

Playground AI
Free online image editor.

Blue Willow
Create logos, characters from comics, digital artwork, landscapes, graphic concepts and more. Free tool.
A collection of mostly-free AI tools ranging from video/image enhancement to audio

IMG Creator
Phone app to edit photos with AI

Drawn to Style
Tool in ChatGPT to convert an image into a drawing.

Super Describe
Upload any image to get a similar one using DALL·E 3 along with the detailed prompt.

Optimizes Midjourney prompts for better images
Create and edit photos in AI

Generate images and videos with this AI-powered design tool

Blockade Labs
Creates 360-degree virtual worlds based on text prompts. 

Brings still images to life with AI

Meta’s AI image generator

Diffusion Bee
An app for unlimited art generation without internet.

Search for AI images

More than 8,000 rights-free icons for designers
Create images in a matter of seconds with this tool powered by Stability AI. An ecosystem of apps, plugins and resources for all creators. Free account with a $7 per month upgrade.

Generates photorealistic images in minutes

AI image generator

VoxEurop: A Call for Generative AI-Free Newsrooms

DeepAI: Image Colorizer

AI Photo Editor

A free editing tool that removes objects, text and people from photos

An AI camera app that removes background crowds from your photos

Artbreeder Mixer
Image creation tool that lets you blend together images
AI logo creator
AI brand photography

Unblur and restore old images

Photo and video enhancement tool

Skybox AI
Text to 360-degree image tool.

Stable Cog
AI image generator. Monthly plans start at $10.

LogoPicture AI
Create AI art with your logo in a few minutes

Colorize black-and-white images within seconds
Image generation tool

IMG Larger
An AI-driven image enlarger.


Open-source illustrations for any idea

Open-source stock images

Animated Drawings from

neural frames | AI animation generation

Forefront: Powerful Language Models
Create stock images, illustrations, logos, etc. using AI.

Alternate Text Writing
Alt text in shared images is essential to make sure everyone gets the informationyou’re conveying. 

Reverse image search with AI facial recognition

Use AI to edit images in this phone app

Image generator

An AI creative lab on a mission to unlock creativity through powerful and intuitive generative audio and video. Upload a song, add a touch of your artistic style, and let its audio analysis technology do the visual work. Monthly plans ranging from $5 to $25 with a free trial.

Free tool that lets you search for and generate rights-free art.

Paid writing workflow tool.

Stable Doodle
A sketch-to-image tool much like Googles AutoDraw.

Generate images, edit them, fine tune models, retrieve text context and more with best-in-class APIs and SDKs.

Free set of tools helps you create amazing graphics, pictures, and writing. AI tools like AI Art Generator spark creativity. Remove backgrounds, colorize images and more.

Cutout Pro
Cut something out of an image; drop a background.

Cut something out of an image

Remove BG
Pull a background out of an image.

Profile Picture AI

Create avatars
Create an illustration of yourself using a photo

Design your unique logo with this application. Basic plan starts at $29.

Remove image backgrounds

Clean Up Pictures
Remove extra objects from images in a flash.
Generate realistic human models. Be careful with using this tool not to violate journalism ethics. Be clear that it’s an illustration and explain how it was made.

Fast Company: The Creative Evolution of Generative AI
Guest opinion piece by an Adobe director on how the company is designing GenAI to accelerate human creativity, not replace it.

Blue Willow
Free AI art generator

Free AI image generator


NightCafe Creator
Text to image AI art generator
Instant AI product and model photography at studio quality

Google Autodraw
An AI drawing tool that lets you sketch something on the screen and Google’s AI will search for rights-free icons that you can download and use. Good for designing logos, too. Just make sure your pop-up blockers are turned off so the icons will appear at the top of the screen.

Quick QR Art
Develop a QR code with a design built into it.



HitPaw: Powerful Video, Audio, and Image Solutions Provider
Several downloadable editing suites.

Maze Guru – To be an art guru by texting
An AI-powered platform that helps you create amazing artworks in seconds … by texting.

A cloud-based, AI-powered image generation tool

Picsart AI Image Generator

Open-source stock images

Logo generator



Convert Your Images into Pixel Art

PlayARTi – Easy With AI
FreeAI image generator and other tools. Includes guides and courses.

AI Person Generator – Lucidpic
Be very careful with this tool as it can cross many ethical boundaries. Talk with your photo editors before using.

Pebblely AI Product Photography
Use only for photo illustrations and label as such.

Generate AI images of yourself

Luma AI Flythroughs
Create drone-quality real estate flythroughs with this AI-driven phone app.

Finds any font from any image

Google Deepmind
Visualizing AI project

Pattern Cafe – AI-Generated Patterns perfect for Fabric, Gift Wrap, Wallpaper & Game Textures
AI generated patterns for site backgrounds, computer or phone wallpaper, fabric, etc. Free and low-cost packages.

IJNET: How AI-Generated Images Are Complicating Efforts to Combat Misinformation

Generative AI in the Newsroom: News Illustration with Generative AI