This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
"Parse" usually means to break something down into meaningful components. Did you have something specific in mind when you asked about "parsing" images? To me an image doesn't really seem to have any meaningful components.