To many visitors, Palm Desert is just another part of Palm Springs, an extension of the desert scenery down Highway 111.

But it is indeed its own city, with lots there for anyone with a camera.

Palm Desert is the home of the Living Desert Zoo, the MacCallum Theater, the high-end El Paseo shopping district and the upscale JW Marriott Desert Springs hotel.

And those wide-open desert vistas are just stunning.

I brought my iPhone 14 Pro Max to Palm Desert recently to revel in the majesty of the winter desert, and to show what's possible with a smartphone. 

Wide open spaces, blooming desert flowers, snow-capped mountains, warm weather….you get the idea, right?

For further clarification, please watch the latest episode of #PhotowalksTV in Palm Desert and you'll get to see what I'm talking about.

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