Sometimes scientists are out and about in the field or in the lab or sitting at their laptop. A camera, though, is often not too far away, and the Huffington Post has a gallery of "Science Selfies." Those self-portraits include a researcher catching a bat in Costa Rica, another examining his collection of algae, and a picture of a laptop. That last includes the caption: "This is what a lot of science actually looks like... 'Reading/correcting the Methods chapter of my student's PhD thesis.'"
Click on through to see them all.