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

man sits on a rock by the water and reading his book

Man Sits On A Rock By The Water And Reading His Book


person sits on rocks and reads a novel in white shirt

Person Sits On Rocks And Reads A Novel In White Shirt


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


novel lays open on a blue linen blanket

Novel Lays Open On A Blue Linen Blanket


flatlay of a open book surrounded by fresh fruit on white silk

Flatlay Of A Open Book Surrounded By Fresh Fruit On White Silk


crystal glass rests on a open novels spine

Crystal Glass Rests On A Open Novels Spine


over the shoulder of a person reading a book

Over The Shoulder Of A Person Reading A Book


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

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


person holds a book and flips through the pages

Person Holds A Book And Flips Through The Pages


close up of an open novel in a persons hand

Close Up Of An Open Novel In A Persons Hand


person adding jam to a croissant with a butter knife

Person Adding Jam To A Croissant With A Butter Knife


person reading with the book open on their lap

Person Reading With The Book Open On Their Lap


woman reading looks at the camera over her shoulder

Woman Reading Looks At The Camera Over Her Shoulder


woman in straw hat on a wooden log reading a book

Woman In Straw Hat On A Wooden Log Reading A Book


woman sits outdoors and reads a novel on a fallen log

Woman Sits Outdoors And Reads A Novel On A Fallen Log


flatlay of painting supplies and books with dried flowers

Flatlay Of Painting Supplies And Books With Dried Flowers


novel lays open on dark blue linen fabric

Novel Lays Open On Dark Blue Linen Fabric


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

Handwritten Cookbook Lays Open On A Wooden Surface


woman holds a book open and looks at the camera

Woman Holds A Book Open And Looks At The Camera


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 in a white shirt reads a novel

Woman In A White Shirt Reads A Novel


soft pink flower of a tulip holds place in a book

Soft Pink Flower Of A Tulip Holds Place In A Book


soft petals of a tulip rest on a books pages

Soft Petals Of A Tulip Rest On A Books Pages


close up of a stack of books

Close Up Of A Stack Of Books


person holds a large book on their lap and reads

Person Holds A Large Book On Their Lap And Reads


large coffee table book on a red sofa chair

Large Coffee Table Book On A Red Sofa Chair


fanned out book pages against a pink background

Fanned Out Book Pages Against A Pink Background


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

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


person in all white reads a book sitting in a window

Person In All White Reads A Book Sitting In A Window


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

Torso Of A Person In A Red Sweater Holding Open A Book


woman sits at a wooden table and holds a book

Woman Sits At A Wooden Table And Holds 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


wooden table with a book and drinks

Wooden Table With A Book And Drinks


person and book held in front of their face

Person And Book Held In Front Of Their Face


torso of a person in white shirt reading a novel

Torso Of A Person In White Shirt Reading A Novel


person in white stands reading a novel by a brick wall

Person In White Stands Reading A Novel By A Brick Wall


person reads a novel and holds their hand to their face

Person Reads A Novel And Holds Their Hand To Their Face


the side of a large old book showing text

The Side Of A Large Old Book Showing Text


plate of summer fruit with drink and an open book

Plate Of Summer Fruit With Drink And An Open Book


person reads a novel on the sandy beach by a tree

Person Reads A Novel On The Sandy Beach By A Tree


person reads their novel sitting on a sandy beach

Person Reads Their Novel Sitting On A Sandy Beach


frame filled with open novels showing their text

Frame Filled With Open Novels Showing Their Text


torso of a person holding a large book on their lap

Torso Of A Person Holding A Large Book On Their Lap


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

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


persons torso in a green shirt reads a hardcover novel

Persons Torso In A Green Shirt Reads A Hardcover Novel


hands holding a hardcover novel

Hands Holding A Hardcover Novel


hands hold a novel and turn the page

Hands Hold A Novel And Turn The Page


person stands by a brick wall and holds a book open

Person Stands By A Brick Wall And Holds A Book Open


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


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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.