Many iPhone 6/7 plus users are unable to edit or share photos taken few seconds ago. The issue is majorly reported in iOS 11 or after user upgrade to iOS 11. This happens strange behaviour in the Camera and Photos app that photos taken recently cannot be edited or shared. The recently taken photo that can be edited then just minutes later takes another that can’t be edited. The issue is even reported with iPhone X and iPhone 8 on in iOS 11.2.5.
However when tried to share photos by going into the Messages app and attaching them it works fine but just not from the Camera or Photos app. This is annoying that photos can not be edited straight away. While some user complains that the issue is not with every photo taken but is intermittent like take a photo, can edit. Take another, can’t edit. Take another.. but not a fixed pattern. Surely this is an intermittent problem, that appears to occur randomly.
How to fix unable to edit or share recently taken photos:
Fix: Toggle iCloud Settings
Please take iPhone backup before trying this. Goto Settings-> iCloud Photo Library, try turning that off, then turn it back on. You may lost all of your photos for sometime but they will come back after sometimes.
Workaround to fix unable to edit/share photo on iPhone:
This is not a solution but a work around is to email yourself the photo, adding it to an email via your mail app, save it to your photos after you receive it and then you can edit and share.