Originally Posted by tronmech
If you put cwm on the phone, then you will be able to get the pictures off the internal sd card. You might need to "adb pull" them if you can't turn on usb storage in recovery (don't have my s3 yet, and use 4ext on my g2, so I can't remember what cwm gives you in that area).
So, bite the bullet and flash cwm.
You would mount /sdcard in adb.
I'm not sure that you can root / flash cwm without a booting device though
Edit you can as its in download mode....
Joe, what model have you got?