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 reads a novel and is getting ready to turn the page

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


hands hold a book over striped pants

Hands Hold A Book Over Striped Pants


hands holding a hardcover novel

Hands Holding A Hardcover Novel


the side of a large old book showing text

The Side Of A Large Old Book Showing Text


person in white stands reading a novel by a brick wall

Person In White Stands Reading A Novel By A Brick Wall


book lays open with food and drink and a summer hat

Book Lays Open With Food And Drink And A Summer Hat


book lays open next to purple cateye sunglasses

Book Lays Open Next To Purple Cateye Sunglasses


photo in first person perspective of a person reading a novel

Photo In First Person Perspective Of A Person Reading A Novel


a novel lays open with a bowl of fresh figs next to it

A Novel Lays Open With A Bowl Of Fresh Figs Next To It


woman outdoors smiles while reading outdoors

Woman Outdoors Smiles While Reading Outdoors


hands hold a novel and turn the page

Hands Hold A Novel And Turn The Page


flatlay of painting supplies and books with dried flowers

Flatlay Of Painting Supplies And Books With Dried Flowers


person reads a novel and holds their hand to their face

Person Reads A Novel And Holds Their Hand To Their Face


camera looks down at a persons afternoon summer picnic

Camera Looks Down At A Persons Afternoon Summer Picnic


large coffee table book on a red sofa chair

Large Coffee Table Book On A Red Sofa Chair


novel lays open on dark blue linen fabric

Novel Lays Open On Dark Blue Linen Fabric


stack of hardcover books on a red armchair

Stack Of Hardcover Books On A Red Armchair


a picnic outdoors with a novel fresh figs and chocolate

A Picnic Outdoors With A Novel Fresh Figs And Chocolate


close up of a stack of books

Close Up Of A Stack Of Books


torso of a person reading a large book in a red armchair

Torso Of A Person Reading A Large Book In A Red Armchair


persons torso in a green shirt reads a hardcover novel

Persons Torso In A Green Shirt Reads A Hardcover Novel


woman sits on a bench outdoors with a book smiling

Woman Sits On A Bench Outdoors With A Book Smiling


woman in glasses reads a novel by the water

Woman In Glasses Reads A Novel By The Water


woman reads a book on a bench outdoors

Woman Reads A Book On A Bench Outdoors


torso of a person holding a large book on their lap

Torso Of A Person Holding A Large Book On Their Lap


book lays open with a fresh fig resting in the middle

Book Lays Open With A Fresh Fig Resting In The Middle


person bathed in golden light stands and reads a book

Person Bathed In Golden Light Stands And Reads A Book


woman in straw hat on a wooden log reading a book

Woman In Straw Hat On A Wooden Log Reading A Book


novel lays on a pink background with a tulip on side it

Novel Lays On A Pink Background With A Tulip On Side It


looking down at a stack of books on a red sofa chair

Looking Down At A Stack Of Books On A Red Sofa Chair


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

Handwritten Cookbook Lays Open On A Wooden Surface


purple retro sunglasses lay on a open novel in the sunshine

Purple Retro Sunglasses Lay On A Open Novel In The Sunshine


woman holds a book open and looks at the camera

Woman Holds A Book Open And Looks At The Camera


person stands on a pier and reads a book

Person Stands On A Pier And Reads A Book


woman sits outdoors and reads a novel on a fallen log

Woman Sits Outdoors And Reads A Novel On A Fallen Log


soft petals of a tulip rest on a books pages

Soft Petals Of A Tulip Rest On A Books Pages


woman reading looks at the camera over her shoulder

Woman Reading Looks At The Camera Over Her Shoulder


person reading with the book open on their lap

Person Reading With The Book Open On Their Lap


novel lays open under a cloth parasol on a picnic blanket

Novel Lays Open Under A Cloth Parasol On A Picnic Blanket


fanned out book pages against a pink background

Fanned Out Book Pages Against A Pink Background


person holds a large book on their lap and reads

Person Holds A Large Book On Their Lap And Reads


person reads their novel sitting on a sandy beach

Person Reads Their Novel Sitting On A Sandy Beach


wooden table with a book and drinks

Wooden Table With A Book And Drinks


soft pink flower of a tulip holds place in a book

Soft Pink Flower Of A Tulip Holds Place In A Book


woman in a white shirt reads a novel

Woman In A White Shirt Reads A Novel


profile of a woman reading a book

Profile Of A Woman 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 reads her book sitting on a wooden log on the beach

Woman Reads Her Book Sitting On A Wooden Log On The Beach


person in all white reads a book sitting in a window

Person In All White Reads A Book Sitting In A Window


person reads a novel on the sandy beach by a tree

Person Reads A Novel On The Sandy Beach By A Tree


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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.