Sometimes it is hard to select a picture for further editing

What I did: To select a picture

What happened: nothing happen sometimes

What I expected: menu for further editing should be shown

Things that might be helpful to know (Agenda version, OS and model, etc):
14.1.1 IPADOS

How exactly do you select it, by tapping directly on the image or by dragging the selection over it? Does it help if you press it a bit longer or shorter?