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

finger on a large aged book

Finger On A Large Aged Book


hand flips the pages of book

Hand Flips The Pages Of Book


books bound together with twine on a white cloth

Books Bound Together With Twine On A White Cloth


woman in straw hat on a wooden log reading a book

Woman In Straw Hat On A Wooden Log Reading A Book


a picnic outdoors with a novel fresh figs and chocolate

A Picnic Outdoors With A Novel Fresh Figs And Chocolate


pink tulips on a glass jar on top of a stack of books

Pink Tulips On A Glass Jar On Top Of A Stack Of Books


getting into a good book

Getting Into A Good Book


coffee books and rain is a perfect day

Coffee Books And Rain Is A Perfect Day


person in white stands reading a novel by a brick wall

Person In White Stands Reading A Novel By A Brick Wall


woman stands in her kitchen with a book in hand

Woman Stands In Her Kitchen With A Book In Hand


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

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


woman reading looks at the camera over her shoulder

Woman Reading Looks At The Camera Over Her Shoulder


book lays open with a fresh fig resting in the middle

Book Lays Open With A Fresh Fig Resting In The Middle


young and modern woman takes time to read

Young And Modern Woman Takes Time To Read


book lays open next to purple cateye sunglasses

Book Lays Open Next To Purple Cateye Sunglasses


stack of hardcover books on a red armchair

Stack Of Hardcover Books On A Red Armchair


woman kicks back with book and coffee

Woman Kicks Back With Book And Coffee


female model poses and reads

Female Model Poses And Reads


woman sits outdoors and reads a novel on a fallen log

Woman Sits Outdoors And Reads A Novel On A Fallen Log


hands hold a novel and turn the page

Hands Hold A Novel And Turn The Page


what's better than a good book

What's Better Than A Good Book


hands resting on open book

Hands Resting On Open 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


young man enjoying a magazine in the sun

Young Man Enjoying A Magazine In The Sun


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


woman holds a book open and looks at the camera

Woman Holds A Book Open And Looks At The Camera


fanned out book pages against a pink background

Fanned Out Book Pages Against A Pink Background


person in all white reads a book sitting in a window

Person In All White Reads A Book Sitting In A Window


embossed leather-bound bible

Embossed Leather-Bound Bible


woman in a white shirt holds a novel in her hands

Woman In A White Shirt Holds A Novel In Her Hands


leatherbound book shut by a metal clasp

Leatherbound Book Shut By A Metal Clasp


close up of a stack of books

Close Up Of A Stack Of Books


woman in a white shirt reads a novel

Woman In A White Shirt Reads A Novel


reader traces verse in weathered bible

Reader Traces Verse In Weathered Bible


a stack of hardcover books outdoors with glasses

A Stack Of Hardcover Books Outdoors With Glasses


pair of hands hold a big book

Pair Of Hands Hold A Big Book


flatlay of hardcover books and colorful flowers

Flatlay Of Hardcover Books And Colorful Flowers


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 in grey sweater holds a book open turning the page

Person In Grey Sweater Holds A Book Open Turning The Page


person holds an interior design book on their lap

Person Holds An Interior Design Book On Their Lap


young girl flipping pages of a book

Young Girl Flipping Pages Of A Book


novel lays open under a cloth parasol on a picnic blanket

Novel Lays Open Under A Cloth Parasol On A Picnic Blanket


cozied up with a good book

Cozied Up With A Good Book


the gilded pages on antique book

The Gilded Pages On Antique Book


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


two people read and watch television

Two People Read And Watch Television


two hands hold a book open to read

Two Hands Hold A Book Open To Read


woman and man share a book

Woman And Man Share A 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.