I took a stroll in a stretch of desert near to where I am staying; it's a place where the road crosses a desert wash and where an easy trail leads the walker (or rider) up a gentle slope. I ambled along this path for about an hour and took a few pictures to remind me of the day. This is what I saw.
Like other photos from this Palm Springs autumn holiday, I played around with imagining these pictures a bit differently: applying a sort of mid-century filter to some, exploring the shapes of the desert in others by removing the colour. 
After leaving the desert trail, I wanted to get some photos to show the texture of the mountainsides, as seen from central Palm Springs, that, to my eye, help define the place. 
And then there was the 26-foot-high Marilyn...

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