I like having a place online to keep both public and private photo galleries. For this I’ve used SmugMug, on and off, for years. Piwigo is also pretty good for managing and sharing photo collections. It’s free, self-hosted, and it’s been around a long time. However, I don't see how it adds any value over SmugMug. I suppose I could claim that I "own my content" by self-hosting Piwigo, but I don't feel like I
Your recent writings made me go back to Smugmug... closing my Flickr account and considering closing my 500px account before it renews nearly next year.