If you simply want to copy photos to CD/DVD, you could simply put a blank CD/DVD (a CD is probably better & cheaper) into the drive and drag the pictures to the drive and drop them on it. This will give you a CD capable of being read by most DVD players and PCs.
If you want to produce something more sophisticated with music/transitions/commentary then you will need an editor - certainly for video.
There are many editors available, some free most not. If you look here click here there is a huge selection to consider. If you identify more clearly exactly what you wish to achieve then it may be possible to point you in a more constructive direction.