Over the next couple of weeks we will be performing software updates on the forum. These will be completed in small steps as we upgrade individual software addons. You might occasionally see a maintenance message that will last a few minutes at most.
If we anticipate an update will take more than a few minutes, we'll put up a notice with estimated time.
The camera is the Media Gallery tool intended for used in other contexts. The editor tool bar is sort of universal, so it is not filtered. That is probably a flaw in the design.
You clicked on the Add Media link at the upper right and you were asked for where to add it and then selected this album.
I enabled categories last night and those may be more suitable for projects like watch papers. The differences are subtle, but categories of media have a similar meaning to categories in the forum area.