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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11 2 and Carry Outn’ts Whenever Relationship Anyone From Romania

If you should be dating a Romanian and you would like to do it correct, there are several things that you need to know. The most important of is to get to understand their tradition and appreciate the distinctions between yours plus day’s. To accomplish this, below are a few recommendations on what you should and ought ton’t create while going out with a Romanian.

Read some elementary terms to wow the Romanian date

While most Romanians speak at least one language, usually English, once you understand some elementary terminology in Romanian will truly inspire your date. You can study online, simply take tuition, and on occasion even ask anyone to show you and why don’t you, show them fundamental sayings inside code. This can additionally let you submerge your self in Romanian traditions.

Don’t talk about sensitive topics during the early relationships duration

Romanians are regularly really available and willing to discuss their unique views about their country, items, traditions, and values. But don’t ask fine questions relating to your partner’s lifestyle while in the basic schedules and, specially, you shouldn’t bring to the table all stereotypes you have in mind or be aware about. Analyze anyone first, and keep these issues for later on.

Getting respectful and polite

Romanians were friendly and well-behaved anyone, so they will anticipate equivalent reciprocally, more then when you’re online dating all of them. As a man, you can open up a door for a lady, query the woman exactly what she would like to order if in a cafe or restaurant, and give the girl your coating if she’s cold. As a woman, pay attention to your partner and trust their opinions along with his views, and he will admire yours.

Share your own tradition

Are a foreigner is already an advantage as Romanians are keen on non-natives and always curious to arrive at see other societies. So, one good topic of discussion during your first times would be regarding the country and your living. However, cannot allow it to be a monologue. Reveal a desire for your own day’s country, culture, and traditions, and you will analyze Romania better and obtain a deeper comprehension of her way of life.

Be an excellent listener

Hearing a Romanian isn’t only essential while in the basic schedules but throughout whole connection. And also by listening, What i’m saying is revealing empathy, knowing, and caring about their tales and feelings. Romanians appreciate this considerably, since they are great audience by themselves and generally are usually interested in some people’s lifetime and attitude.

You shouldn’t underestimate the part from the family in a Romanian’s lives

Romanians usually are traditional and extremely attached to their families, so actually you’re internet dating a completely independent Romanian, you should not take too lightly the significance of the family in their existence. Romanian people try family-centered, and group links are usually stronger, which is the reason why the relation’ viewpoints will additionally be essential. Thus, in the event the group wants you, you might be one step before winning another’s cardio.

In the https://datingrating.net/cs/marriagemindedpeoplemeet-recenze/ event that you head to their family, never say no to items

You are getting ready your first visit to your Romanian’s gf or sweetheart household and you also do not know how to handle they? Really, aside from becoming polite, there is one Golden Rule: never ever state no to items. Whenever a Romanian encourages you to definitely his or her household, know when you arrived they got enough time to arrange every little thing: from cleansing the residence to preparing to dressing. In standard family, refusing to consume is known as impolite, while complimenting the foodstuff is definitely appreciated.

If she or he visits your house, make certain it really is neat and neat

Whether you’re online dating a lady or men, they’ll constantly enjoyed on a clean and tidy home. This shows your structured and resolve yourself in addition to room you are living. But significantly more than that, truly a sign of regard that you produced an endeavor to arrange our home with their introduction, that is much valued.

Satisfy their friends, and also friends and family meet them

Getting your go out fulfill friends is vital for a Romanian, because this will provide them clues concerning the brand of individuals you spend time with and how your react whenever becoming with them. It’s also a fantastic opportunity to show that you really have severe motives, and you also want to incorporate all of them in the lifestyle. The same thing goes for willing to meet their friends; this means that you are enthusiastic about the people that encircle them and you also wish to be an integral part of their particular life.

Be cautious together with your looks

Even in the event the day might dress extremely conveniently for day-to-day lifestyle, dates are considered special events that to dress. That does not mean you have to apply your very best fit as a man or your very best gown as a female, you have to be cautious that your ensemble fits the occasion. Unless you know what to wear whenever probably a play or to an anniversary, inquire them, and they’ll become glad to offer pointers.

Cannot feature about your wide range and accomplishments

Approximately they are going to enjoyed your lifetime success or the undeniable fact that you are separate, you have good task and therefore are skilled, Romanians cannot value as soon as you boast about any of it. This makes you find as an arrogant person. Be simple while talking about the achievements, and constantly enquire about your own day’s success. Moreover, a feeling of laughs, particularly the self-deprecating kinds, is very important for a Romanian, thus avoid being amazed if they chuckle at on their own.