Outside: Beyond the Lens
When you travel, the world becomes a smaller place. When you explore with friends that share a love for landscape cinematography, destinations come to life. Join Jeff Aiello and his Emmy Award-Winning team on a journey beyond the lens.
A group of friends, Jeff Aiello, David Boomer, Jon Neely, that are award-winning landscape cinematographers set out on Princes Highway to film a different side of a land down under.
A drive along the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway through Mt. Lassen National Park in northern California takes Jeff, Zack and David to hidden waterfalls, deep inside mysterious lava tubes and to breathtaking vistas near to the top of a dormant volcano.
Jeff Aiello explores the eastern Sierra at the peak of the fall color show and discovers why this part of the Golden State is becoming a favorite place to bring a camera.
Home to some of the most incredible landscapes on Earth, the south island of New Zealand is explored by the Beyond The Lens crew in search of the perfect frame. But Jeff, Jon & David quickly realize there’s a lot more to New Zealand than meets the eye.
About every 10 years, heavy winter rains in California lead to a phenomena called the “Super Bloom.” Mountain ranges and sprawling valley floors erupt in colors that are almost impossible to believe.
It’s the hottest, driest and lowest place in the United States but a rare, winter storm changes Death Valley National Park into a photographer’s dream. The Outside crew explores the trails and unique rock formations in tough conditions.
In a remote part of Alaska’s Aleutian Peninsula, accessible only by floatplane, a single camp sits on the banks of a river. Jeff Aiello tells the story of this “family run” camp and captures the rarely seen beauty of a part of Alaska far off the grid.
Jeff, David and Jon take their cameras into remote grasslands in Southeastern Colorado and discover much more than they envisioned as the remains of a WW2 Japanese internment camp give up the ghostly secrets of a dark chapter in American history.
A road trip to northern California reveals the beauty of old-growth coastal redwood groves, rugged shorelines and a series of state and national parks.