Have a look at these amazing close-up photographs of insects taken by photographer Thomas Shahan. It's not often that you see an insect from this close a range, that they actually have a bit of an alien look to them.
Here's Thomas Shahans camera set up, including his lens and flash. To take some photographs which capture this much detail, this guy must have the 'Top Gear'.
Check out more of Thomas Shahans work on the link below.