I don't think a few screenshots a week are really that big a distraction. If you can't spare 5 minutes to press the PrintScreen button a few times while testing, convert to jpg/png and upload then you're obviously doing something wrong.
There are things that can easily become a distraction from making a release (arguing/explaining on the forums, PR work/pimping etc) but a simple screenshot update shouldn't ever
be one for a well run project.
So if we don't update for a while it will mean that either we have nothing new we haven't already shown you several times (We can't build new ships every week after all. A lot of our work is to do with balancing and mission building) or we're up to something big.
Guess which one we're doing now.