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

woman reads a book on a bench outdoors

Woman Reads A Book On A Bench Outdoors


person stands on a pier and reads a book

Person Stands On A Pier And Reads A Book


person bathed in golden light stands and reads a book

Person Bathed In Golden Light Stands And Reads A Book


A Flatlay Of Plants Coffee And Open Notebook

A Flatlay Of Plants Coffee And Open Notebook


soft petals of a tulip rest on a books pages

Soft Petals Of A Tulip Rest On A Books Pages


soft pink flower of a tulip holds place in a book

Soft Pink Flower Of A Tulip Holds Place In A Book


close up of a leather bound book

Close Up Of A Leather Bound Book


woman in a white shirt holds a novel in her hands

Woman In A White Shirt Holds A Novel In Her Hands


glass with a pink drink in it on a white plate

Glass With A Pink Drink In It On A White Plate


woman in a white shirt reads a novel

Woman In A White Shirt Reads A Novel


black bag with school supplies falling out of it

Black Bag With School Supplies Falling Out Of It


open novel with a hand on it by dried flowers

Open Novel With A Hand On It By Dried Flowers


profile of a woman reading a book

Profile Of A Woman Reading A Book


drink on a plate with a book behind it

Drink On A Plate With A Book Behind It


person reads their novel sitting on a sandy beach

Person Reads Their Novel Sitting On A Sandy Beach


purple retro sunglasses lay on a open novel in the sunshine

Purple Retro Sunglasses Lay On A Open Novel In The Sunshine


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


person and book held in front of their face

Person And Book Held In Front Of Their Face


person in a floral dress holds a large book open

Person In A Floral Dress Holds A Large Book Open


person reads a novel on the sandy beach by a tree

Person Reads A Novel On The Sandy Beach By A Tree


person sits in front of a wall lined with potted plants

Person Sits In Front Of A Wall Lined With Potted Plants


woman reads her book sitting on a wooden log on the beach

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


woman dressed in all white sits against a wall to read a book

Woman Dressed In All White Sits Against A Wall To Read A Book


torso of a person in a red sweater holding open a book

Torso Of A Person In A Red Sweater Holding Open A 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


over the shoulder of a person reading a book

Over The Shoulder Of A Person Reading A Book


close up of an open novel in a persons hand

Close Up Of An Open Novel In A Persons Hand


person holds a book and flips through the pages

Person Holds A Book And Flips Through The Pages


person sits with a large book in their lap in the dark

Person Sits With A Large Book In Their Lap In The Dark


woman holds a book and sits on rocks by the water

Woman Holds A Book And Sits On Rocks By The Water


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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.