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

two sisters reading together

Two Sisters Reading Together

woman stands in her kitchen with a book in hand

Woman Stands In Her Kitchen With A Book In Hand

book lays open next to purple cateye sunglasses

Book Lays Open Next To Purple Cateye Sunglasses

the gilded pages of an old book

The Gilded Pages Of An Old Book

sun shining down on a magazine

Sun Shining Down On A Magazine

notebook with coffee books and rain

Notebook With Coffee Books And Rain

sisters sit together reading a book

Sisters Sit Together Reading A Book

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

open book with other stationary

Open Book With Other Stationary

reader follows the verse in bible

Reader Follows The Verse In Bible

relaxing and reading

Relaxing And Reading

fanned out book pages against a pink background

Fanned Out Book Pages Against A Pink Background

woman reading on park bench

Woman Reading On Park Bench

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

good book giggles

Good Book Giggles

enjoying a good read on a summer day

Enjoying A Good Read On A Summer Day

woman reads while seated in the sun

Woman Reads While Seated In The Sun

young girl reads to her little sister

Young Girl Reads To Her Little Sister

novel lays open under a cloth parasol on a picnic blanket

Novel Lays Open Under A Cloth Parasol On A Picnic Blanket

getting into a good book

Getting Into A Good Book

finger on a large aged book

Finger On A Large Aged Book

hand flips the pages of book

Hand Flips The Pages Of Book

close up of a stack of books

Close Up Of A Stack Of Books

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

person in grey sweater holds a book open turning the page

Person In Grey Sweater Holds A Book Open Turning The Page

young and modern woman takes time to read

Young And Modern Woman Takes Time To Read

a stack of hardcover books outdoors with glasses

A Stack Of Hardcover Books Outdoors With Glasses

woman kicks back with book and coffee

Woman Kicks Back With Book And Coffee

hands resting on open book

Hands Resting On Open Book

wooden table with latte and open book with glasses

Wooden Table With Latte And Open Book With Glasses

sunlight on the pages of an open book

Sunlight On The Pages Of An 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

flatlay of hardcover books and colorful flowers

Flatlay Of Hardcover Books And Colorful Flowers

young man enjoying a magazine in the sun

Young Man Enjoying A Magazine In The Sun

reader traces verse in weathered bible

Reader Traces Verse In Weathered Bible

embossed leather-bound bible

Embossed Leather-Bound Bible

leatherbound book shut by a metal clasp

Leatherbound Book Shut By A Metal Clasp

person holds an interior design book on their lap

Person Holds An Interior Design Book On Their Lap

pair of hands hold a big book

Pair Of Hands Hold A Big Book

brown dog curled up on a couch next to a person

Brown Dog Curled Up On A Couch Next To A Person

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

small puppy curls up next to person reading

Small Puppy Curls Up Next To Person Reading

two hands hold a book open to read

Two Hands Hold A Book Open To Read

small puppy sits on a comfy white blanket

Small Puppy Sits On A Comfy White Blanket

young girl flipping pages of a book

Young Girl Flipping Pages Of A Book

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.