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

person in grey sweater holds a book open turning the page

Person In Grey Sweater Holds A Book Open Turning The Page


flatlay of notebooks a ribbon and a wax seal

Flatlay Of Notebooks A Ribbon And A Wax Seal


large window with books and tables inside

Large Window With Books And Tables Inside


person stands by a brick wall and holds a book open

Person Stands By A Brick Wall And Holds A Book Open


a stack of hardcover books outdoors with glasses

A Stack Of Hardcover Books Outdoors With Glasses


woman quietly reads a book under a tall tree

Woman Quietly Reads A Book Under A Tall Tree


A Book Laying Open On A Patterned Blanket Under Parasol

A Book Laying Open On A Patterned Blanket Under Parasol


torso of a person in white shirt reading a novel

Torso Of A Person In White Shirt Reading A Novel


pair of hands clasped volume of text

Pair Of Hands Clasped Volume Of Text


tiered pages of leatherbound book

Tiered Pages Of Leatherbound Book


glass with a pink drink in it on a white plate

Glass With A Pink Drink In It On A White Plate


woman is sitting under a tree reading on a breezy day

Woman Is Sitting Under A Tree Reading On A Breezy Day


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


a person holding an open novel in black and white

A Person Holding An Open Novel In Black And White


small puppy curls up next to person reading

Small Puppy Curls Up Next To Person Reading


brown dog curled up on a couch next to a person

Brown Dog Curled Up On A Couch Next To A Person


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

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


flatlay of painting supplies and books with dried flowers

Flatlay Of Painting Supplies And Books With Dried Flowers


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

Handwritten Cookbook Lays Open On A Wooden Surface


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


dark wooden table with notebooks a leaf and a yellow pen

Dark Wooden Table With Notebooks A Leaf And A Yellow Pen


the side of a large old book showing text

The Side Of A Large Old Book Showing Text


person relaxing reading a large coffee table book

Person Relaxing Reading A Large Coffee Table Book


white mug coaster sits on a grey blanket

White Mug Coaster Sits On A Grey Blanket


looking down at hand holding a book with puppy

Looking Down At Hand Holding A Book With Puppy


drink on a plate with a book behind it

Drink On A Plate With A Book Behind It


woman stands in her kitchen with a book in hand

Woman Stands In Her Kitchen With A Book In Hand


person dangles hair over gilded tome

Person Dangles Hair Over Gilded Tome


a young girl flips the page

A Young Girl Flips The Page


close up of a leather bound book

Close Up Of A Leather Bound Book


embossed leather bible held vertical

Embossed Leather Bible Held Vertical


fanned out book pages against a pink background

Fanned Out Book Pages Against A Pink Background


crystal glass rests on a open novels spine

Crystal Glass Rests On A Open Novels Spine


person sits reading a large coffee book

Person Sits Reading A Large Coffee Book


camera looks down at a persons afternoon summer picnic

Camera Looks Down At A Persons Afternoon Summer Picnic


close up of a stack of books

Close Up Of A Stack Of Books


leatherbound spine on embossed bible

Leatherbound Spine On Embossed Bible


person reading next to a puppy on a wool blanket

Person Reading Next To A Puppy On A Wool Blanket


book lays open with food and drink and a summer hat

Book Lays Open With Food And Drink And A Summer Hat


black bag lays with items for school falling out of it

Black Bag Lays With Items For School Falling Out Of It


novel lays open on a blue linen blanket

Novel Lays Open On A Blue Linen Blanket


backpack with books a map and tech falling out of it

Backpack With Books A Map And Tech Falling Out Of It


books bound together with twine on a white cloth

Books Bound Together With Twine On A White Cloth


A Flatlay Of Plants Coffee And Open Notebook

A Flatlay Of Plants Coffee And Open Notebook


person reads a book photo

Person Reads A Book Photo


stack of books with a pair of glasses on top

Stack Of Books With A Pair Of Glasses On Top


person sits in a room and reads a book

Person Sits In A Room And Reads A Book


person holds open an interior design book

Person Holds Open An Interior Design 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.