What do you need to capture colliding water drops?
Making these photos requires a lot of preparation. The water in the valves must have a viscosity such that the droplet rises up out of the water in a beautiful shape. To get this viscosity I use Nutilis Clear. I prefer this because it is easy to use. Just mix it in hot water and cool it down in the fridge. That's it! You're good to go! I also tried Xanthan gum but that is a bit of a hassle. You have to mix it through the water. Mix and mix a bit more, heat in the microwave, mix and then strain through a nylon stocking that you nicked from your wife. That's why I prefer Nutilis Clear. Saves my wife some stockings,...
For both products goes that it is best to cool it down in the fridge. At that temperature, the viscosity is slightly better than that of water at room temperature.
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