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Photo Presentation – Midjourney AI and Generative Fill

The Westchester Photographic Society invites the public to a presentation of

Joel Pollack Midjourney AI and Generative Fill 

This event will take place on Friday January 12, 2024 , at 7:30 PM  (Eastern) via Zoom


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I have written a talk that was written specifically to address the interests of our camera club and likely yours. I am well versed in the methods and protocols of Midjourney.  In my talk We will introduce Midjourney AI, show sample images, Go over how to install Midjourney and Discord, demonstrate writing Midjourney prompts,  illustrate Midjourney/Photoshop workshop, Discuss if not for photography competition where else could AI imaging be used.


Joel is an industry expert in electronic displays, holding BS in Physics from Rochester Institute of Technology and an MS in Materials Science from the University of Rochester.  He worked as a physicist at Xerox WRC, engineering and marketing manager at Tektronix, VP of the Display Business Unit at Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas, the CEO of the venture funded startup, Clairvoyante, developing PenTile, a display technology that is now used in all of Samsung’s Galaxy phones as well as all the recent iPhones.  He was director of displays for Nvidia. In 2016 he retired from Amazon’s Lab 126 where he managed display engineering for Amazon’s digital products such as Kindle e-readers, Echo Show and Kindle Fire tablets. Currently he is a private industry consultant for the development of a microLED light engine for use in augmented reality (AR).

Joel is also a commercial drone pilot and an avid amateur photographer/videographer active in the Villages Camera Club of San Jose, one of the NCCCC camera clubs of Northern California. More recently he has applied himself to mastering AI imaging using Midjourney, the industry lead tool for promptography which he will cover in his presentation to us.

Event Location and Ticket Information

Date: Friday, January 12, 2024
Times: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event
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Presenter: Joel Pollack

Sponsor Message

The Westchester Photographic Society is one of the largest, friendliest camera clubs in Westchester County, New York, as well as being one of the oldest. Membership is open to all photography enthusiasts (age 18 and over), from beginning novices to professional photographers. Our members work in black-and-white, color prints, video, and computer imaging. We are renowned for our unique "open mind" photography, which stretches the boundaries of our imaginations. We meet every Friday evening, 12 months a year (except on holidays and unforeseen events). The meetings feature diversified programs: talks by experts, workshops, demonstrations, member showcases, critiques, and monthly competitions. We also hold frequent exhibitions and go on field trips. Our weekly meetings are on Fridays at 7:30 P.M (Eastern) on Zoom. To learn more and join our club please visit https://www.wpsphoto.org