The backup doesn't backup 3rd party applications. You would have lost them. Your pictures should be in the content store database.
Go into DM and select Backup/Restore and then Advanced. Try to restore just the content store database.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
When you take things for granted, the things you are granted, get taken.
Even a mosquito doesn't get a pat on the back until it starts to work.
Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold.
[BES 5.0.3 / GroupWise 2012 HP2]