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

young girl reads in comfy chair

Young Girl Reads In Comfy Chair


woman reading on park bench

Woman Reading On Park Bench


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

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


the gilded pages of an old book

The Gilded Pages Of An Old Book


stack of books and candles on a lounge coffee table

Stack Of Books And Candles On A Lounge Coffee Table


person adding jam to a croissant with a butter knife

Person Adding Jam To A Croissant With A Butter Knife


notebook with coffee books and rain

Notebook With Coffee Books And Rain


reader follows the verse in bible

Reader Follows The Verse In Bible


relaxing and reading

Relaxing And Reading


dark wooden table with notebooks a leaf and a yellow pen

Dark Wooden Table With Notebooks A Leaf And A Yellow Pen


enjoying a good read on a summer day

Enjoying A Good Read On A Summer Day


open book with other stationary

Open Book With Other Stationary


sisters sit together reading a book

Sisters Sit Together Reading A Book


cozy couch with a blanket and books

Cozy Couch With A Blanket And Books


young girl reads to her little sister

Young Girl Reads To Her Little Sister


close up of a leather bound book

Close Up Of A Leather Bound Book


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


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


backpack with books a map and tech falling out of it

Backpack With Books A Map And Tech Falling Out Of It


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


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


black bag lays with items for school falling out of it

Black Bag Lays With Items For School Falling Out Of It


torso of a person in white shirt reading a novel

Torso Of A Person In White Shirt Reading A Novel


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


young and modern woman takes time to read

Young And Modern Woman Takes Time To Read


open novel with a hand on it by dried flowers

Open Novel With A Hand On It By Dried Flowers


flatlay of painting supplies and books with dried flowers

Flatlay Of Painting Supplies And Books With Dried Flowers


man and woman together sitting on grey couch

Man And Woman Together Sitting On Grey Couch


novel lays open on a blue linen blanket

Novel Lays Open On A Blue Linen Blanket


what's better than a good book

What's Better Than A Good Book


female model poses and reads

Female Model Poses And Reads


large window with books and tables inside

Large Window With Books And Tables Inside


hands resting on open book

Hands Resting On Open Book


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


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


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


flatlay of a picnic in the shadow of a lace umbrella

Flatlay Of A Picnic In The Shadow Of A Lace Umbrella


A Flatlay Of Plants Coffee And Open Notebook

A Flatlay Of Plants Coffee And Open Notebook


sunlight on the pages of an open book

Sunlight On The Pages Of An Open Book


camera looks down at a persons afternoon summer picnic

Camera Looks Down At A Persons Afternoon Summer Picnic


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.