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 and man share a book

Woman And Man Share A Book


young girl flipping pages of a book

Young Girl Flipping Pages Of A Book


small puppy sits next to a person reading a book

Small Puppy Sits Next To A Person Reading A Book


woman reading a book while man looks over

Woman Reading A Book While Man Looks Over


cozied up with a good book

Cozied Up With A Good Book


the gilded pages on antique book

The Gilded Pages On Antique Book


two people read and watch television

Two People Read And Watch Television


upright leatherbound bible

Upright Leatherbound Bible


person reading next to a puppy on a wool blanket

Person Reading Next To A Puppy On A Wool Blanket


woman reads menu on white adirondack

Woman Reads Menu On White Adirondack


two people sit and look at a book

Two People Sit And Look At A Book


white mug coaster sits on a grey blanket

White Mug Coaster Sits On A Grey Blanket


stack of books with a pair of glasses on top

Stack Of Books With A Pair Of Glasses On Top


leather-bound book open on table

Leather-Bound Book Open On Table


person sits cross legged reading a large book

Person Sits Cross Legged Reading A Large Book


person holds open an interior design book

Person Holds Open An Interior Design Book


woman stands in her kitchen reading a book

Woman Stands In Her Kitchen Reading A Book


person reads a book photo

Person Reads A Book Photo


a girl sitting in a chair reads a book

A Girl Sitting In A Chair Reads A Book


person holds a book open against their legs

Person Holds A Book Open Against Their Legs


looking down at hand holding a book with puppy

Looking Down At Hand Holding A Book With Puppy


person sits reading a large coffee book

Person Sits Reading A Large Coffee Book


a colorful stack of books and glasses

A Colorful Stack Of Books And Glasses


plate of summer fruit with drink and an open book

Plate Of Summer Fruit With Drink And An Open Book


woman works on her laptop on a wooden bench outdoors

Woman Works On Her Laptop On A Wooden Bench Outdoors


person sits in a room and reads a book

Person Sits In A Room And Reads A Book


woman reads a book outdoors in front of green leaves

Woman Reads A Book Outdoors In Front Of Green Leaves


woman sits against a tree trunk and reads a book

Woman Sits Against A Tree Trunk And Reads A Book


hand traces lines on large old bible

Hand Traces Lines On Large Old Bible


woman reads a novel in her kitchen

Woman Reads A Novel In Her Kitchen


woman sits by the water and holds a novel open

Woman Sits By The Water And Holds A Novel Open


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


stack of books and a yoga mat

Stack Of Books And A Yoga Mat


person holds a novel open and reads

Person Holds A Novel Open And Reads


close up of an open novel in a persons hand

Close Up Of An Open Novel In A Persons Hand


a young girl flips the page

A Young Girl Flips The Page


purple retro sunglasses lay on a open novel in the sunshine

Purple Retro Sunglasses Lay On A Open Novel In The Sunshine


tiered pages of leatherbound book

Tiered Pages Of Leatherbound Book


woman sits and reads a book by the rocky shore

Woman Sits And Reads A Book By The Rocky Shore


person holds a book and flips through the pages

Person Holds A Book And Flips Through The Pages


pair of hands clasped volume of text

Pair Of Hands Clasped Volume Of Text


woman sits on a stone surface and reads a hardcover book

Woman Sits On A Stone Surface And Reads A Hardcover Book


woman reads a book with rocks and water behind her

Woman Reads A Book With Rocks And Water Behind Her


large coffee table book on a red sofa chair

Large Coffee Table Book On A Red Sofa Chair


mug on a grey bed with a person reading out of focus

Mug On A Grey Bed With A Person Reading Out Of Focus


person reading with the book open on their lap

Person Reading With The Book Open On Their Lap


person sits in front of a wall lined with potted plants

Person Sits In Front Of A Wall Lined With Potted Plants


person reads a novel and holds their hand to their face

Person Reads A Novel And Holds Their Hand To Their Face


over the shoulder of a person reading a book

Over The Shoulder Of A Person Reading A Book


person and book held in front of their face

Person And Book Held In Front Of Their Face


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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.