After months of work, I’ve successfully installed a gallery using GNU MediaGoblin in order to host my own photos. See more for an overview of the collections. I’ve made a few modifications to install a custom theme, raise the “medium” image size, and solve other technical hurdles. I’ll detail these in a later post to help others get started with this up and coming project. I’ll be using it to serve the canonical, high quality versions of my photographs in addition to posting selections to existing social media networks.
The top-level gallery page currently displays all media in chronological order, but this isn’t necessarily the most intuitive way to browse the photos. Posts to MediaGoblin will be categorized in collections by event. I’ve set up three broad categories: