This whole thing of bringing the camera when I go out had been great. Got some nice shots while playing with the kids this morning.
I think the trick is to not being all the lenses. That way it's not too cumbersome. And seems to usually work out okay anyways.
In a decentralised social media it makes sense to host yourself. That's what we decided to do. This instance is run by two nerds, mostly for the why not of it. Feel free to join, and we'll hit you up with an "Hi, who are you?".