It was a funny fall this year. Not much color at first and then nothing for the first week of October. Then, around the end of the second week of October there was a little cold snap and what leaves were left came ablaze. The only time I had to photograph it was a few hours between consecutive workshops, in the rain.
But you do the best you can and keep your wits and sometimes things work out. The reason it is a square format is because the book is square so I composed and cropped to square to take advantage of most of the page.