How to show the current user profile picture without using my sites in SharePoint 2013?
Yes, but there 2 things you have to make sure
- User profile sync is enabled, photo property properly mapped n imported.
You also need a Mysite host location, this is required because profile picture stored in the
User Photos/Profile Pictures If you don't have the Mysite host then thumbnail will not create.
Yes,It is Possible.But you have configure User Profile Service Application in Central Admin.Please refer following link.