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

a person holding an open novel in black and white

A Person Holding An Open Novel In Black And White


person sits cross legged reading a large book

Person Sits Cross Legged Reading A Large Book


small puppy sits on a comfy white blanket

Small Puppy Sits On A Comfy White Blanket


person relaxing reading a large coffee table book

Person Relaxing Reading A Large Coffee Table Book


looking down at hand holding a book with puppy

Looking Down At Hand Holding A Book With Puppy


woman quietly reads a book under a tall tree

Woman Quietly Reads A Book Under A Tall Tree


small puppy curls up next to person reading

Small Puppy Curls Up Next To Person Reading


white mug coaster sits on a grey blanket

White Mug Coaster Sits On A Grey Blanket


brown dog curled up on a couch next to a person

Brown Dog Curled Up On A Couch Next To A Person


person sits reading a large coffee book

Person Sits Reading A Large Coffee Book


large window with books and tables inside

Large Window With Books And Tables Inside


woman is sitting under a tree reading on a breezy day

Woman Is Sitting Under A Tree Reading On A Breezy Day


stack of books and candles on a lounge coffee table

Stack Of Books And Candles On A Lounge Coffee Table


woman stands in her kitchen with a book in hand

Woman Stands In Her Kitchen With A Book In Hand


a stack of hardcover books outdoors with glasses

A Stack Of Hardcover Books Outdoors With Glasses


person reading next to a puppy on a wool blanket

Person Reading Next To A Puppy On A Wool Blanket


person holds open an interior design book

Person Holds Open An Interior Design Book


person in grey sweater holds a book open turning the page

Person In Grey Sweater Holds A Book Open Turning The Page


person holds a book open against their legs

Person Holds A Book Open Against Their Legs


wet glass with a person reading behind it

Wet Glass With A Person Reading Behind It


person sits in a room and reads a book

Person Sits In A Room And Reads A Book


person reads a book photo

Person Reads A Book Photo


flatlay of hardcover books and colorful flowers

Flatlay Of Hardcover Books And Colorful Flowers


person holds a novel open and reads

Person Holds A Novel Open And Reads


woman sits against a tree trunk and reads a book

Woman Sits Against A Tree Trunk And Reads A Book


stack of books and a yoga mat

Stack Of Books And A Yoga Mat


mug on a grey bed with a person reading out of focus

Mug On A Grey Bed With A Person Reading Out Of Focus


stack of books with a pair of glasses on top

Stack Of Books With A Pair Of Glasses On Top


woman sits by the water and holds a novel open

Woman Sits By The Water And Holds A Novel Open


hand holds the bottom corner of a large coffee table book

Hand Holds The Bottom Corner Of A Large Coffee Table Book


person adding jam to a croissant with a butter knife

Person Adding Jam To A Croissant With A Butter Knife


woman sits and reads a book by the rocky shore

Woman Sits And Reads A Book By The Rocky Shore


woman reads a book outdoors in front of green leaves

Woman Reads A Book Outdoors In Front Of Green Leaves


woman sits on a stone surface and reads a hardcover book

Woman Sits On A Stone Surface And Reads A Hardcover Book


A Book Laying Open On A Patterned Blanket Under Parasol

A Book Laying Open On A Patterned Blanket Under Parasol


flatlay of a picnic in the shadow of a lace umbrella

Flatlay Of A Picnic In The Shadow Of A Lace Umbrella


woman stands in her kitchen reading a book

Woman Stands In Her Kitchen Reading A Book


woman reads a novel in her kitchen

Woman Reads A Novel In Her Kitchen


woman works on her laptop on a wooden bench outdoors

Woman Works On Her Laptop On A Wooden Bench Outdoors


a colorful stack of books and glasses

A Colorful Stack Of Books And Glasses


close up of woman reading in a blue face mask

Close Up Of Woman Reading In A Blue Face Mask


books bound together with twine on a white cloth

Books Bound Together With Twine On A White Cloth


person reading a novel on the couch

Person Reading A Novel On The Couch


woman reads a book with rocks and water behind her

Woman Reads A Book With Rocks And Water Behind Her


plate of summer fruit with drink and an open book

Plate Of Summer Fruit With Drink And An Open Book


woman sits under a tree and reads a book in the breeze

Woman Sits Under A Tree And Reads A Book In The Breeze


torso of a person in white shirt reading a novel

Torso Of A Person In White Shirt Reading A Novel


photo of hands holding a hardcover novel

Photo Of Hands Holding A Hardcover Novel


person stands by a brick wall and holds a book open

Person Stands By A Brick Wall And Holds A Book Open


hands hold a book over striped pants

Hands Hold A Book Over Striped Pants


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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.