Tom Merritt talks about self-hosting your own photo storage so you don’t have to keep paying for storage space.
Are you tired of storing your photos in the cloud only to have the cloud provider change the deal and ask you to pray they don’t alter it further? Have you looked at all the photos on your hard drive and thought, well I have them, I just want easier ways to share them? My friend, self hosting is for you.
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Here are five self-hosted photo storage options for you to consider.
1. NextCloud. This open-source project offers a mobile app and has a pretty good auto-upload feature. You can use it as the host for other photo management apps, too. And it can host non-photos like documents, calendars, contacts and the like.
2. Photoprism. This open-source app uses Google…