The first changes in the Animals, Plants & Nature category are done. A lot of things are completely new (more categories) and some stuff has changed. It's a big step for the Animals, Plants & Nature community into the future.
But that's not the topic here. If you want to read more what has changed -> visit this journal or wait for the upcoming Artist Relations Newsletter.
Topic: What is a Close Up (Macro) and should I upload my shot into this category?
Let's see the Gallery Desc on dA:
Closeup definition: Photography in which the image on film or electronic sensor is as large or larger than the subject. Otherwise it's not a Closeup-Shot and not the right category.
For example, suppose a photographer wants to take a macro photograph of a coin on film. With the lens set for a magnification of 1:1, he or she moves the camera to and fro until the coin is in f