If you are a hobby or professional photographer, you may at some point want your own website to display your photos. While some go with many of the free blogs available, with a little work and know-how you can get your own web hosting for all of your photos. Interested? Keep reading.

takingPictures1 (Mobile)Getting your own web hosting isn’t that difficult. If you’re a photographer, here are some things you should think about when looking for a web host for your photos.

  • Storage – If you want to show your photos in all their glory, you’re going to want to make sure you have enough storage to hold large versions of all your favorite photos.
  • Bandwidth – Along with storage, you want to make sure you’ll have enough bandwidth to serve up full size versions of all your photos.
  • Software – Finding a web host that offers one-click install for WordPress, Gallery, or another CMS (content management system) will have you able to be up and running in no time.

There are other things you should worry about, but if you’re a photographer looking for web hosting, these are some of the extra things you’re going to want to think about before making a decision. While you’re at it, you’ll need to purchase your own domain name as well. Luckily, this is really inexpensive. If you have your own domain to host your photos, you’re just going to look a little more professional.

Web hosting for photographers doesn’t have to be difficult. If you’re a photographer and have any tips or advice for those seeking web hosting, leave a comment below and share your opinion. That’s what Web Hosting Billboard is all about. We’ve given you some of the basic things to watch out for when looking for web hosting for photos, but now it’s time to hear some real life stories and advice. Any (photo) takers?