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

woman reading on park bench

Woman Reading On Park Bench

drink on a plate with a book behind it

Drink On A Plate With A Book Behind It

the gilded pages of an old book

The Gilded Pages Of An Old 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

notebook with coffee books and rain

Notebook With Coffee Books And Rain

reader follows the verse in bible

Reader Follows The Verse In Bible

stack of books and candles on a lounge coffee table

Stack Of Books And Candles On A Lounge Coffee Table

relaxing and reading

Relaxing And Reading

enjoying a good read on a summer day

Enjoying A Good Read On A Summer Day

person adding jam to a croissant with a butter knife

Person Adding Jam To A Croissant With A Butter Knife

open book with other stationary

Open Book With Other Stationary

sisters sit together reading a book

Sisters Sit Together Reading A Book

dark wooden table with notebooks a leaf and a yellow pen

Dark Wooden Table With Notebooks A Leaf And A Yellow Pen

young girl reads to her little sister

Young Girl Reads To Her Little Sister

cozy couch with a blanket and books

Cozy Couch With A Blanket And Books

woman reads while seated in the sun

Woman Reads While Seated In The Sun

finger on a large aged book

Finger On A Large Aged Book

close up of a leather bound book

Close Up Of A Leather Bound Book

hand flips the pages of book

Hand Flips The Pages Of Book

coffee books and rain is a perfect day

Coffee Books And Rain Is A Perfect Day

good book giggles

Good Book Giggles

a yellow-paged copy of shakespeare's king lear in spanish

A Yellow-Paged Copy Of Shakespeare's King Lear In Spanish

getting into a good book

Getting Into A Good Book

backpack with books a map and tech falling out of it

Backpack With Books A Map And Tech Falling Out Of It

wet glass with a person reading behind it

Wet Glass With A Person Reading Behind It

crystal glass rests on a open novels spine

Crystal Glass Rests On A Open Novels Spine

young and modern woman takes time to read

Young And Modern Woman Takes Time To Read

torso of a person in white shirt reading a novel

Torso Of A Person In White Shirt Reading A Novel

black bag lays with items for school falling out of it

Black Bag Lays With Items For School Falling Out Of It

person stands by a brick wall and holds a book open

Person Stands By A Brick Wall And Holds A Book Open

A Book Laying Open On A Patterned Blanket Under Parasol

A Book Laying Open On A Patterned Blanket Under Parasol

what's better than a good book

What's Better Than A Good Book

man and woman together sitting on grey couch

Man And Woman Together Sitting On Grey Couch

female model poses and reads

Female Model Poses And Reads

flatlay of painting supplies and books with dried flowers

Flatlay Of Painting Supplies And Books With Dried Flowers

open novel with a hand on it by dried flowers

Open Novel With A Hand On It By Dried Flowers

hands resting on open book

Hands Resting On Open Book

large window with books and tables inside

Large Window With Books And Tables Inside

novel lays open on a blue linen blanket

Novel Lays Open On A Blue Linen Blanket

young man enjoying a magazine in the sun

Young Man Enjoying A Magazine In The Sun

woman kicks back with book and coffee

Woman Kicks Back With Book And Coffee

Handwritten Cookbook Lays Open To The Cake Section In A Wooden Surface

Handwritten Cookbook Lays Open On A Wooden Surface

person reads a novel and is getting ready to turn the page

Person Reads A Novel And Is Getting Ready To Turn The Page

sunlight on the pages of an open book

Sunlight On The Pages Of An Open Book

flatlay of a picnic in the shadow of a lace umbrella

Flatlay Of A Picnic In The Shadow Of A Lace Umbrella

frame filled with open novels showing their text

Frame Filled With Open Novels Showing Their Text

black bag with school supplies falling out of it

Black Bag With School Supplies Falling Out Of It

A Flatlay Of Plants Coffee And Open Notebook

A Flatlay Of Plants Coffee And Open Notebook

embossed leather-bound bible

Embossed Leather-Bound Bible

woman quietly reads a book under a tall tree

Woman Quietly Reads A Book Under A Tall Tree

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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.