Blue Twilight. Your photos on your website.

Show off your photos with the modern, open-source photo gallery where your photos are exactly that - YOURS.

Blue Twilight is an alternative to Instagram, Flickr, Twitter and Facebook.

Run your own photo-sharing, social network with the open-source photo gallery that runs on PHP and MySQL... from software developer Andy Heathershaw.


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, Linode Object Storage, DigitalOcean Spaces 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.

Latest Release

Demo System

Try out the latest version of Blue Twilight from any browser using the demo system.

Login with username and password demo123. These credentials are reset every 15 minutes.

Go to the demo