If you already make an applications menu for Gimphoto then maybe you also want to make a desktop shortcuts for Gimphoto ala Windows then it is easy to be done using Ubuntu, just follow the steps below:
1. Browse applications menu for Gimphoto, Applications > Graphics > Gimphoto 1.4.3 when cursor mouse highlight the Gimphoto 1.4.3 text menu then do RIGHT-Click. After that will appear a pop-up menu with options to Add This Launcher to Desktop.
2. After select "Add This Launcher to Desktop" then a desktop shortcut for Gimphoto will appear on the desktop.