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The built in ACF shortcode cannot be used to show images. None of the return settings generate an image tag.
As far as returning the ID value when you have a different return value set, this is usually cased by a pre_get_posts filter somewhere in your theme or in a plugin that is interfering with the queries done by ACF
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