Create a Photo-Sharing Social Network

Build the next Instagram with news feeds and user profile pages.

Mobile Friendly

Built to work well on smartphones, tablets and desktop PCs and Macs.

Local or Cloud Storage

Store images locally on your server or on cloud storage providers like Amazon S3 and Rackspace.

Public and Private Galleries

Proudly show your photos to the world or keep them just for you? You choose!

Restrict Access to Originals

Protect your original artwork by restricting visitors access to the full-size, original image uploaded.


Runs on PHP and MariaDB (or MySQL) – supported by the majority of web hosts. The source code is also open and freely-available.

Blue Twilight runs where you want it to

On your server or web hosting

  • Stay in control of your photo files
  • Runs under PHP 7.0 – 7.3 – supported by most web hosts
  • Stores data in a MariaDB or MySQL database
  • Connects to Amazon S3, Rackspace or OpenStack cloud storage.


In the cloud

  • No installation or technical know-how required
  • Runs on the same infrastructure as Andy’s website and other apps
  • Photos are stored encrypted at-rest in a private Amazon S3 bucket that is only accessible to Blue Twilight
  • Upgrades are installed automatically. No action required.