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

open book with other stationary

Open Book With Other Stationary


book lays open with a fresh fig resting in the middle

Book Lays Open With A Fresh Fig Resting In The Middle


enjoying a good read on a summer day

Enjoying A Good Read On A Summer Day


woman reading looks at the camera over her shoulder

Woman Reading Looks At The Camera Over Her Shoulder


young girl reads to her little sister

Young Girl Reads To Her Little Sister


woman stands in her kitchen with a book in hand

Woman Stands In Her Kitchen With A Book In Hand


woman reads while seated in the sun

Woman Reads While Seated In The Sun


hands hold a novel and turn the page

Hands Hold A Novel And Turn The Page


good book giggles

Good Book Giggles


stack of hardcover books on a red armchair

Stack Of Hardcover Books On A Red Armchair


finger on a large aged book

Finger On A Large Aged 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


book lays open next to purple cateye sunglasses

Book Lays Open Next To Purple Cateye Sunglasses


hand flips the pages of book

Hand Flips The Pages Of Book


person in all white reads a book sitting in a window

Person In All White Reads A Book Sitting In A Window


getting into a good book

Getting Into A Good Book


woman holds a book open and looks at the camera

Woman Holds A Book Open And Looks At The Camera


coffee books and rain is a perfect day

Coffee Books And Rain Is A Perfect Day


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

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


fanned out book pages against a pink background

Fanned Out Book Pages Against A Pink Background


young and modern woman takes time to read

Young And Modern Woman Takes Time To Read


woman in a white shirt holds a novel in her hands

Woman In A White Shirt Holds A Novel In Her Hands


woman in a white shirt reads a novel

Woman In A White Shirt Reads A Novel


woman kicks back with book and coffee

Woman Kicks Back With Book And Coffee


close up of a stack of books

Close Up Of A Stack Of Books


hands resting on open book

Hands Resting On Open Book


what's better than a good book

What's Better Than A Good Book


female model poses and reads

Female Model Poses And Reads


sunlight on the pages of an open book

Sunlight On The Pages Of An Open Book


wooden table with latte and open book with glasses

Wooden Table With Latte And Open Book With Glasses


young man enjoying a magazine in the sun

Young Man Enjoying A Magazine In The Sun


a stack of hardcover books outdoors with glasses

A Stack Of Hardcover Books Outdoors With Glasses


persons hand points to text in a open book laying in a table

Persons Hand Points To Text In A Open Book Laying In A Table


person in grey sweater holds a book open turning the page

Person In Grey Sweater Holds A Book Open Turning The Page


novel lays open under a cloth parasol on a picnic blanket

Novel Lays Open Under A Cloth Parasol On A Picnic Blanket


flatlay of hardcover books and colorful flowers

Flatlay Of Hardcover Books And Colorful Flowers


embossed leather-bound bible

Embossed Leather-Bound Bible


reader traces verse in weathered bible

Reader Traces Verse In Weathered Bible


leatherbound book shut by a metal clasp

Leatherbound Book Shut By A Metal Clasp


pair of hands hold a big book

Pair Of Hands Hold A Big Book


two people read a book sitting on a couch

Two People Read A Book Sitting On A Couch


aged leather-bound book with yellowing pages

Aged Leather-Bound Book With Yellowing Pages


person holds an interior design book on their lap

Person Holds An Interior Design Book On Their Lap


two hands hold a book open to read

Two Hands Hold A Book Open To Read


young girl flipping pages of a book

Young Girl Flipping Pages Of A Book


brown dog curled up on a couch next to a person

Brown Dog Curled Up On A Couch Next To A Person


cozied up with a good book

Cozied Up With A Good Book


woman and man share a book

Woman And Man Share A Book


the gilded pages on antique book

The Gilded Pages On Antique Book


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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.