Reading Images and Photos

Looking for reading pictures for your next project? Burst has curated royalty-free photos related to reading. All photos are in HD format and free to download

large bible held to  chest

Large Bible Held To Chest


christmas story time on ipad

Christmas Story Time on iPad


relaxing with book

Relaxing With Book


a small child reads near a window

A Small Child Reads Near A Window


keep reading

Keep Reading


flatlay of notebooks and a laptop keyboard

Flatlay Of Notebooks And A Laptop Keyboard


reading at coffee table

Reading At Coffee Table


glasses & pillows on bed

Glasses & Pillows On Bed


reading in hospital waiting room

Reading In Hospital Waiting Room


reading software development blog

Reading Software Development Blog


open bible on white background

Open Bible On White Background


couple sits relaxing in living room

Couple Sits Relaxing In Living Room


antique books on a library shelf

Antique Books On A Library Shelf


letters spell reading

Letters Spell Reading


book lit up with reading

Book Lit Up With Reading


large leatherbound book on a bare table

Large Leatherbound Book On A Bare Table


stacks of hardback books

Stacks Of Hardback Books


bible open to corinthians

Bible Open To Corinthians


blossoms & books

Blossoms & Books


pages of a book curled into a heart shape

Pages Of A Book Curled Into A Heart Shape


bookstore frontage

Bookstore Frontage


woman enjoying coffee and book in the kitchen

Woman Enjoying Coffee And Book In The Kitchen


modern library

Modern Library


glass with a pink drink in it on a white plate

Glass With A Pink Drink In It On A White Plate


young woman enjoying a good book

Young Woman Enjoying A Good Book


woman relaxing on park bench

Woman Relaxing On Park Bench


woman reading in tent

Woman Reading In Tent


smiling student

Smiling Student


model flips the pages of book on the floor by sofa

Model Flips The Pages Of Book On The Floor By Sofa


flatlay of notebooks a ribbon and a wax seal

Flatlay Of Notebooks A Ribbon And A Wax Seal


young woman holds an antique book

Young Woman Holds An Antique Book


little girl in her reading chair

Little Girl In Her Reading Chair


drink on a plate with a book behind it

Drink On A Plate With A Book Behind It


afternoon reading in the park

Afternoon Reading In The Park


books about books

Books About Books


close up bible shot of pages

Close Up Bible Shot of pages


reading time under a blanket

Reading Time Under A Blanket


pages of a book curled inwards to create a heart

Pages Of A Book Curled Inwards To Create A Heart


a woman takes a moment of peace with a book

A Woman Takes A Moment Of Peace With A Book


backpack with books a map and tech falling out of it

Backpack With Books A Map And Tech Falling Out Of It


cuddled up in a big chair with a good book

Cuddled Up In A Big Chair With A Good Book


reading in the park

Reading In The Park


dark wooden table with notebooks a leaf and a yellow pen

Dark Wooden Table With Notebooks A Leaf And A Yellow Pen


drink sat on a book by the pool

Drink Sat On A Book By The Pool


little girl under a blanket reading

Little Girl Under A Blanket Reading


person adding jam to a croissant with a butter knife

Person Adding Jam To A Croissant With A Butter Knife


close up of a leather bound book

Close Up Of A Leather Bound Book


checking out pictures in a book

Checking Out Pictures In A Book


stack of books and candles on a lounge coffee table

Stack Of Books And Candles On A Lounge Coffee Table


afternoon picnic table reading

Afternoon Picnic Table Reading


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How to find great reading images

There are plenty of times when a project might demand images of someone reading. We learn to read as children as a pathway to knowledge, education, and freedom, and almost all of us read something every single day. This means that there’s ton of great reading pictures available on Burst for you to choose from — it’s just a matter of narrowing in on the perfect photos for you.

Most reading photos will include at least one subject with an open book or device, and this person will have a big impact on the picture’s style. Keep in mind that your audience may consistent of younger readers, as well as older ones. Many readers enjoy using this relaxing technique as light-hearted or calming relief, while others may prefer to read poems, abstract fiction, or the news online. In a professional setting or at college, people may be pictured reading in groups — discussing a topic collaboratively as they learn more about it. Oftentimes however, reading is completely solitary. Many readers prefer to curl up at home or find comfort in a library, a coffee shop, or on public transportation while they browse the internet. You’ll find pics of people reading on the subway as they commute through major cities or celebrating time off work by diving into a good story on the beach. Your options when it comes to finding great pictures of readers are nearly endless.

Explore the content from our Burst contributors until you find just what you were looking for. With thousands of royalty-free HD images, you’ll enjoy scrolling through images of people reading as you reminisce about your own favorite books. Once you find the right photo, you can download it for free and start using it right away — it’s that easy.