Yes, photos, images, clip-art and pictures are handled.
When you insert a clip-art, you might get a grey background.
1. Right-click on the image and select Format picture
2. Select Colors and Lines tab
3. Change Fill-color to Automatic (or you background color) from ‘No fill’
Workaround 1: Ungroup the shapes
Workaround 2: Replace the shapes with a picture, i.e. GIF, PNG, JPG, BMP.