|Photography is best in Palm Springs right after a storm.|
As winter in the Coachella Valley winds down, the late storms are often the best for a sharp-shooter. The perfect place and time for you to shoot is the golf course right after a storm in Palm Springs.
The cold air drops the elevation of the snow level. Some winters the snow level is near the ground, providing for the best photo ops. The HDR (High Dynamic Range) image above, taken two days ago (mid-February, 2013) shows a snow level of about 2,500-3,000 feet.
At this time of year the grass is its most verdant--a lovely dark green carpet that leads up to the mountain.
Some years the mountains turn green by February. This isn't the case in 2013 because of the length of time between each storm and the sparse rainfall each produced (no more than .2 inches).
This rainy season produced nothing near the record rainfall three years ago this month. The February totals back then were about 4.5 inches after days and days of relentless downpours.
You just have to remember one weather fact, winter isn't over yet. There is a possibility of getting abundant rainfall for about one more month.