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

little girl in her reading chair

Little Girl In Her Reading Chair


A Book Laying Open On A Patterned Blanket Under Parasol

A Book Laying Open On A Patterned Blanket Under Parasol


man sits on a rock by the water and reading his book

Man Sits On A Rock By The Water And Reading His Book


close up bible shot of pages

Close Up Bible Shot of pages


young woman holds an antique book

Young Woman Holds An Antique Book


books about books

Books About Books


flatlay of a open book surrounded by fresh fruit on white silk

Flatlay Of A Open Book Surrounded By Fresh Fruit On White Silk


person sits on rocks and reads a novel in white shirt

Person Sits On Rocks And Reads A Novel In White Shirt


afternoon reading in the park

Afternoon Reading In The Park


frame filled with open novels showing their text

Frame Filled With Open Novels Showing Their Text


wet glass with a person reading behind it

Wet Glass With A Person Reading Behind It


reading time under a blanket

Reading Time Under A Blanket


camera looks down at a persons afternoon summer picnic

Camera Looks Down At A Persons Afternoon Summer Picnic


flatlay of a picnic in the shadow of a lace umbrella

Flatlay Of A Picnic In The Shadow Of A Lace Umbrella


large window with books and tables inside

Large Window With Books And Tables Inside


little girl under a blanket reading

Little Girl Under A Blanket Reading


a woman takes a moment of peace with a book

A Woman Takes A Moment Of Peace With A Book


wooden table with a book and drinks

Wooden Table With A Book And Drinks


novel lays on a pink background with a tulip on side it

Novel Lays On A Pink Background With A Tulip On Side It


the side of a large old book showing text

The Side Of A Large Old Book Showing Text


woman is sitting under a tree reading on a breezy day

Woman Is Sitting Under A Tree Reading On A Breezy Day


cuddled up in a big chair with a good book

Cuddled Up In A Big Chair With A Good Book


book lays open with food and drink and a summer hat

Book Lays Open With Food And Drink And A Summer Hat


reading in the park

Reading In The Park


novel lays open on dark blue linen fabric

Novel Lays Open On Dark Blue Linen Fabric


drink sat on a book by the pool

Drink Sat On A Book By The Pool


checking out pictures in a book

Checking Out Pictures In A Book


bed with a novel and mug set on top of the duvet

Bed With A Novel And Mug Set On Top Of The Duvet


good book and a stiff drink

Good Book And A Stiff Drink


woman sits at a wooden table and holds a book

Woman Sits At A Wooden Table And Holds A Book


woman quietly reads a book under a tall tree

Woman Quietly Reads A Book Under A Tall Tree


man and woman together sitting on grey couch

Man And Woman Together Sitting On Grey Couch


photo in first person perspective of a person reading a novel

Photo In First Person Perspective Of A Person Reading A Novel


pink tulips on a glass jar on top of a stack of books

Pink Tulips On A Glass Jar On Top Of A Stack Of Books


books bound together with twine on a white cloth

Books Bound Together With Twine On A White Cloth


afternoon picnic table reading

Afternoon Picnic Table Reading


person in white stands reading a novel by a brick wall

Person In White Stands Reading A Novel By A Brick Wall


woman in straw hat on a wooden log reading a book

Woman In Straw Hat On A Wooden Log Reading A Book


book lays open with a fresh fig resting in the middle

Book Lays Open With A Fresh Fig Resting In The Middle


a picnic outdoors with a novel fresh figs and chocolate

A Picnic Outdoors With A Novel Fresh Figs And Chocolate


text of antique book

Text Of Antique Book


coffee and reading casual

Coffee And Reading Casual


young girl reads in comfy chair

Young Girl Reads In Comfy Chair


woman reading looks at the camera over her shoulder

Woman Reading Looks At The Camera Over Her Shoulder


hands hold a novel and turn the page

Hands Hold A Novel And Turn The Page


two sisters reading together

Two Sisters Reading Together


the gilded pages of an old book

The Gilded Pages Of An Old Book


torso of a person reading a large book in a red armchair

Torso Of A Person Reading A Large Book In A Red Armchair


woman sits outdoors and reads a novel on a fallen log

Woman Sits Outdoors And Reads A Novel On A Fallen Log


person in all white reads a book sitting in a window

Person In All White Reads A Book Sitting In A Window


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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.