Thanks, Walter. It's sort of like being out with my old 4 x 5. When I'm up the mountain for this kind of thing I'm always at ISO 100, lens VR off, on a tripod with a cable release, mirror up, and viewfinder shutter closed. A little less work: no holder to insert and no slide to pull, but in some ways similar. On this day I had fantastic clouds rolling by. I shot "Landscape" at a bit above 10,000 feet, so the clouds were expansive and fairly low. "Homestead" was farther down: about 8,000 feet -- right on the edge of the Fossil Beds National Monument. The place is Adeline Hornbek's homestead house which she erected and moved into with her four kids in 1878.
And Jim, the D800 has a built-in leveling device. You can determine whether or not the camera is level by looking through the viewfinder. The camera was level.
Brandt, Here's an "unretouched" copy of the original. Of course it's been run through raw conversion, then through jpeg conversion, and it was shot at f/11, so it has some diffraction softening that needs sharpening. It's also been reduced from 7360 x 4912 pixels to 1440 x 960 pixels. Oh, and there's a damned sign on the side of the house -- the kind of duh thing you can depend on the government to do -- that I had to clone out in the final version. I also had to clone out some unfortunate sheds way off to the left to get the whole thing as close to 1878 as possible. I guess I'm not sure what you hope to learn from this, but here it is.