I recently built a scraper site as an experiment and learned a lot.
It was built on some free hosting and after three weeks was stopped by the host due to infringing the TOS. Dunno why!Read more: Scraper Sites - Fast Indexing - Ranking
The choice of hosts can be influenced by what you want to create and accomplish. Many photographers simply want somewhere to display their amateur photos to anyone who'll look.Read more: Basic SEO for Photographers