While we're not sure of the wisdom of getting up close and personal with these little creatures, it's hard to deny that they can make a fantastic subject for a photograph. Some of these remind us quite a lot of the remarkable macro work of Thomas Shahan which is also well worth a look. So enjoy and be inspired by our latest photography collection – 29 creative and brave photographs of wasps.
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