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

free images of books

Black Spectacles Otop An Open Book


a small child reads near a window

A Small Child Reads Near A Window


christmas story time on ipad

Christmas Story Time on iPad


glasses & pillows on bed

Glasses & Pillows On Bed


two people sitting in their lounge

Two People Sitting In Their Lounge


reading in hospital waiting room

Reading In Hospital Waiting Room


reading software development blog

Reading Software Development Blog


reading at coffee table

Reading At Coffee Table


book lit up with reading

Book Lit Up With Reading


letters spell reading

Letters Spell Reading


open bible on white background

Open Bible On White Background


antique books on a library shelf

Antique Books On A Library Shelf


blossoms & books

Blossoms & Books


keep reading

Keep Reading


bible open to corinthians

Bible Open To Corinthians


couple sits relaxing in living room

Couple Sits Relaxing In Living Room


large leatherbound book on a bare table

Large Leatherbound Book On A Bare Table


stacks of hardback books

Stacks Of Hardback Books


modern library

Modern Library


woman relaxing on park bench

Woman Relaxing On Park Bench


pages of a book curled into a heart shape

Pages Of A Book Curled Into A Heart Shape


smiling student

Smiling Student


woman reading in tent

Woman Reading In Tent


bookstore frontage

Bookstore Frontage


model flips the pages of book on the floor by sofa

Model Flips The Pages Of Book On The Floor By Sofa


young woman enjoying a good book

Young Woman Enjoying A Good Book


afternoon reading in the park

Afternoon Reading In The Park


young woman holds an antique book

Young Woman Holds An Antique Book


books about books

Books About Books


a woman takes a moment of peace with a book

A Woman Takes A Moment Of Peace With A Book


close up bible shot of pages

Close Up Bible Shot of pages


reading in the park

Reading In The Park


little girl in her reading chair

Little Girl In Her Reading Chair


reading time under a blanket

Reading Time Under A Blanket


cuddled up in a big chair with a good book

Cuddled Up In A Big Chair With A Good Book


afternoon picnic table reading

Afternoon Picnic Table Reading


coffee and reading casual

Coffee And Reading Casual


woman enjoying coffee and book in the kitchen

Woman Enjoying Coffee And Book In The Kitchen


little girl under a blanket reading

Little Girl Under A Blanket Reading


checking out pictures in a book

Checking Out Pictures In A Book


drink sat on a book by the pool

Drink Sat On A Book By The Pool


text of antique book

Text Of Antique Book


woman reading on park bench

Woman Reading On Park Bench


sun shining down on a magazine

Sun Shining Down On A Magazine


enjoying a good read on a summer day

Enjoying A Good Read On A Summer Day


the gilded pages of an old book

The Gilded Pages Of An Old Book


two sisters reading together

Two Sisters Reading Together


relaxing and reading

Relaxing And Reading


good book and a stiff drink

Good Book And A Stiff Drink


young girl reads in comfy chair

Young Girl Reads In Comfy Chair


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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.