recent photos is a summary or filtered display of the most recently taken and posted photos on a site, typically a smaller subset of a photo stream page, supported on various silos as boxes on profile pages.
None so far, but there are some itches (in rough date order of itch capture)
- Aaron Parecki: https://github.com/aaronpk/p3k/issues/22
- Tantek Çelik: Falcon#mobile_friendly_recent_photos_box
- Facebook - in the left column of a profile page
- Twitter - as part of recent photos & videos section of a profile