Google's updated AI image generator looks stunningly powerful

Example images generated by Google Imagen 2 AI image generator
(Image credit: Google)

AI image generators have advanced so fast in the past year that you might think we couldn't be surprised any more. But whenever it seems text-to-image AI might have reached its zenith, along comes another model that takes a further leap forward. 

Google’s announced that it's releasing Imagen 2, the second generation of its generative AI image generator and editor. And based on initial example images, it looks like a stunning upgrade and might deserve a place in our pick of the best AI image generators.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.