Dave von Fintel

Filmmaker/Photographer specializing in Aerial Cinematography


  • Filmmaker specializing in Aerial Cinematography2014 - Present

    Kansas City, MO

    I'm taking my creative skills to new heights - piloting a UAV to produce dramatic aerial video/photo solutions as well as producing & editing conventional video for a variety of industries.

  • Freelance Creative Director2012 - 2014


  • Web Development Director2004 - 2012

    Rockhurst University

  • Creative Director1999 - 2004

    Rockhurst University

  • Art Director1998 - 1999

    Rockhurst University

  • Graphic Designer1997 - 1998

    GB Design


  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design1991 - 1996

    University of Missouri

  • Graphic Design, Photography & Video Production1995 - 1996

    University of Tasmania School of Art, Australia


  • “Dave has exceptional skills as a designer and web developer. As his supervisor for several years, I found him to be a joy to work with, and a great team player. He is a problem-solver who finds a solution to every challenge. I would not hesitate to hire him again.”

    Rosita McCoy, Senior VP - KU Endowment Association

  • “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Dave on many projects. He’s always able to bring a fresh perspective to every job. His positive personality and openness to trying new things, makes working with him a very fun & collaborative event.”

    Mark McDonald, Owner - Mark McDonald Photography

  • “I worked with Dave for several years while employed at gb Design. Dave and I collaborated on a variety of design projects and I always found him to be easy to work with and valued the ideas and professionalism he brought to the table. Since that time, my agency has had the pleasure to work with Dave and his team at Rockhurst as a vendor providing online development solutions and consulting to Rockhurst University. Dave continues to provide impressive direction and management skills to the projects we have conducted with him and his team.”

    Ryan Lorei, Owner - Voltage Creative

  • “In the seven years Dave and I worked together, I watched him consistently come up with effective, creative solutions for various print, web and video projects. He stays on top of design trends and web standards, and everything he touches looks refined and professional. He has exceptional talent and lots of ideas, which made him a valuable member of our team.”

    Jamie Swearingen, UX Copywriter - Garmin International

  • “I have hired Dave may times for his expert graphic design services, and have also brought him in as a consultant on several high profile web design and development projects. Dave's ability to listen to my client's needs, and his ability to translate their ideas into reality are second to none.”

    Matt Couch, Real Estate Analyst - Hopkins Appraisal Services


  • • CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education): Silver Award
- '09, Excellence in Multimedia: Single Web Page (Ready for Rockhurst) 
- Bronze - '02, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine 
- Silver - '01, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine
 - Gold - '00, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine Cover 
- Silver - '00, Rockhurst University Campus Banners 
• Web Marketing Association's Web Awards Judge - '08 
• JAA (Jesuit Advancement Administrators): '06 - Award of Merit: Multimedia, Admission Pages 
• Internet Advertising Competition '05 - Best Education Integrated Ad Campaign - Rockhurst Website 
• Center for Digital Education: '05 Best of the Web 2nd place, Rockhurst University 
• Web Marketing Association: '05 Best Education Internet Advertising Award, Rockhurst University 
• American Association of Webmasters: '04 Silver Award, Rockhurst University 
• Mead Papers: Certificate of Excellence in the Graphic Arts - Rockhurst University, 1999 Annual Report

Visit Instagram/davevonfintel for frequently updated shots. Some of my work features footage that may be purchased as stock video or photo.


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10 Issues Should be aware of Prior to Matchmaking A Transgender Lady

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Save your self the bed room Cam For the Room.

Christine Jorgenson are a world Conflict II seasoned, but inquire some one regularly Jorgenson and so they’ll be surprised. Nobody knows one thing about the woman except that the fact she try the initial trans lady to get genital reconstruction procedures. The new preoccupation which have trans girls’s pussy could have been very long and frustrating. We’re sick and tired of getting objectified over just what’s within our pants, and you may vaginal repair surgery is often a deeply individual point. In addition to, if the situation off talk on your date that is first be a woman’s vag? Uncomfortable. There’s an occasion and place to own what you. Know in the event it’s compatible or needed.

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Don’t Assist Enjoying Gender On the internet Become your Investigation Guide.

Work marketplace is an enormous burden to possess trans girls and poverty is high certainly one of our demographic. Actually, an astonishing 57 percent of trans individuals have experienced certain setting from discrimination at the office. This is why, researchers declare that trans women are the best market to show into intercourse trade to track down significant functions. If the nothing else, trans ladies in the brand new adult gender films together with gender exchange are a top-vendor certainly one of upright males. According to sex web site P*rnhub, new “shemale” category positions 22nd for the majority looked — that’s a lot of sex with the interent. Let’s remember, yet not, the mature sex movie industry often is impractical. Know what labels try sincere so you can all of us and which ones aren’t.

Backhanded Comments Aren’t Cute.

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I Didn’t Change Merely to Day Straight Boys.

This will be an awful but really constantly perpetuated myth. Trans females don’t change in order to fool upright people toward asleep with our company. It unpleasant version of ignorance has been sensationalized in both tv and you may motion picture. It’s one of the many reason why i prefer to openly suggest that I’meters a good trans girl back at my tinder reputation. And you can think about Trans lesbians? Trans female aren’t probably alter all of our sexual direction immediately following transitioning. Those of us who have been keen on female in advance of transitioning was still gonna will always be interested in females. The brand new amounts show that anywhere between 40 and you may sixty percent regarding trans lady pick since bisexual or lesbian, so if this’s men, people, both or nothing, we are able to date anyone who we require.

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We’lso are No secret Community.

When Tyga presumably duped for the Kylie Jenner with trans model Mia Isabella, the latest mass media went in love. Tyga’s sexual orientation try named to the matter in which he are shamed by virtually the newest entirety of your own rap society. Area shames guys that happen to be attracted to trans girls because of the fighting the maleness, labeling him or her due to the fact gay, otherwise accusing them of getting a fetish. Trans women are taught we simply are entitled to company due to secrecy. Becoming discover about your relationship with you delivers the message to help you community that we are entitled to to be noticed. One to trans visibility is really worth a secure area in order to survive that may after that foster smoother enjoy out-of other people.

You ought to remove All of us towards Regard Might Bring People Most other Woman.

Certainly one of my personal favorite interview at this point occurs when Janet Mock turned into brand new tables into Collection reporter Alicia Menendez, inquiring her the kind of improper concerns one Mock is continually exposed to by the interviewers. Menendez was overrun that have issues eg, “Are you experiencing a twat? Would you use tampons? When do you begin to feel your own chest thriving?” If you find these questions alarming, take note you to trans women can be the subject of this type off wanting to know all day. A guideline to inquire about yourself is, “Do I inquire or anticipate so it of a cisgender girl?” If your answer is zero, you really shouldn’t ask trans females both.

Relationships an excellent Trans Girl was a capture.

Did you know trans people face a number of the large risks of become subjects from home-based violence? A main concern is the concept one trans girls have no place otherwise going, since if abusive men are the sole ones who will ever truly love united states. I’ve been a witness regarding way too many trans ladies in abusive dating at the hands of men. A common reaction whenever this type of people prefer to log off her or him is actually, “Where will you go? Who’s likely to be attracted to you love I am?” Don’t ever suppose we’re beneath the bar. Know that you’lso are not the actual only real fish about water. I’ve standards too.