I want to store images or pictures in a database but I don't know how to path it.

I have tried to do it this way _shoesstore/_images/recommendedshoe.gif varchar (100) default NULL and it display the path in the browser instead of the picture.

_shoesstore/_images/recommendedshoe.gif

That was the way I path it any suggestion?
The php file is store in another folder but within the www wamp directory.

Help please