spoorun added a comment.
I'm afraid that removing pictures would be a bad idea.
The majority of users would find Pictures in particular essential - and lots
of software and services automatically store images in the Pictures folder (for
example when plugging in an SD card or camera, when downloading from a
So lay users (the ones who would be least likely to create their own items in
the places menu) would miss it most.
To: ngraham, #frameworks, #dolphin
Cc: spoorun, rkflx, michaelh, ngraham