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.


Let's Connect

12 Issues Should Be Aware Whenever Matchmaking An Introvert

‘I really like my friends and household, but becoming by yourself feels so good. I’m bad at showing how I feel!’ That’s the quintessential introvert belief. It is this belief that plays a role in their brooding, aloof elegance making them thus irresistible. In case you are internet dating an introvert, then it is most likely this most aura of secret that lured you to definitely them. As the secret in addition to appeal are all well, being in a relationship with an introvert is not any cake walk.

An introvert authored to all of us that sometimes they desired when they could only fade away. ‘Leave all my personal duties and commitments behind, turn fully off my personal cellphone, in order to find a peaceful part and stay around by yourself.’ Plainly, creating somebody who is prepared escape from community on fall of a hat are not smooth.

Matchmaking an introvert are a real combined bag. From the one hand, capable make lovers think positively protected inside commitment, as well as on others, deciphering them is a nightmare.

The supposed becomes more difficult if you’re an extrovert online dating an introvert because it’s a timeless instance of opposites attracting. Very while the built-in variations will suck one to each other, dramatically various expectations from a relationship may cause clashes. This might cause misunderstandings, arguments, hurt, and serious pain, which could hurt your own union.

When this has actually left you wanting to know can an introvert day an extrovert, be assured that these a partnership may take off beautifully. Providing you figure out how to honor the limits of someone that is arranged along with your partner, consequently, takes your need to cut loose. Area, knowing and common admiration are the keys to success whenever you’re internet dating an introverted male or female.

If this dynamic strikes also near home vis-a-vis their partnership with an introvert, here are 12 stuff you should be aware:

1. That they like to take it sluggish

Unlike extroverted individuals who take pleasure in becoming up-and pertaining to, introverts tend to be most comfortable within space. They placed countless said into everything they do and like to bring issues slow. As his or her companion, really imperative that you appreciate this element of their unique characteristics and become empathetic toward it instead of becoming critical.

When dating an introverted lady or guy, continually be conscious to the fact that your spouse demands time for you become at ease with new-people, circumstances and options. That’s how it is often going to be together with them. Very, here’s what you need to understand matchmaking an introvert – persistence is definitely likely to be the best pal.

In the place of attempting difficult suck all of them completely, allow them to bring safe from inside the partnership at their pace. As soon as they would, there is absolutely no returning. Their shy, mystical lover may grow to be by far the most enchanting people you have previously satisfied.

2. Their definition of flirting differs from the others

Should you decide expect the typical romantic expressions from their store, you could possibly be dissatisfied. As an extrovert, perhaps you are in a position to vocalize how you feel and emotions efficiently, but an introvert’s notion of flirting can be quite different, and so, often very easy to overlook.

They may just would like to gaze at you while you are perhaps not looking and appreciate their laugh or perhaps the method the hair on your head comes about nape of neck. Introverts are often stingy due to their comments. As they may enjoyed lots about yourself, it simply does not are available naturally in their eyes to say it out loud unless something included compels them to.

They might flirt with you, but in a loving method and without getting cheeky. And that suggests some thing more than simply the standard run-of-the-mill flirting. When introverts belong appreciation, it’s just various.

3. They are certainly not very social

While they’re perhaps not very datingreviewer.net/pl/klasyczne-randki/ personal, neither are they fundamentally asocial. Introverts bring their minutes of social arousal, and therefore is dependent totally to their frame of mind. Discover a definitive fun, carefree part for them as well. it is exactly that they’re not comfortable showing away from their unique core group of people.

So whether their relationship with an introvert will involve plenty of trips, functions and enjoyable will depend completely on setting. A friend of my own is actually a regular introvert who was simply matchmaking this life-of-the-party guy. One or two hours period in to the commitment, he coaxed their to visit a friend’s marriage with him. It absolutely was just one of stuff he forecast their girlfriend to-do.

As soon as introductions are completed and greetings exchanged, my buddy left herself on a couch by club and spent most of their time nursing the girl beverage, looking on revelry. At some point, the girl boyfriend’s friends involved pull the woman on the party floor but she resisted with all the lady might – physically resisted becoming removed from the woman place.

Very a scene was developed and all attention happened to be with this latest female that wouldn’t mingle. She ended up being mad along with her date for letting their company do that to this lady, he had been upset that she ashamed your facing them. The experience became a sore area inside relationship. The sort that rears their unattractive head in every fight or debate.

That’s precisely why whenever you’re in a commitment with an introverted guy or girl, it’s vital to not drive all of them out of their safe place if they’re maybe not ready. Accept their own limits simply the ways you’d anticipate these to recognize yours.

4. They prefer top quality opportunity over the usual things

Introverts are, by character, very thoughtful people. While maybe you are an automobilepe diem kind of a person, your introverted partner would always think things through and understand situations before acting on any impulse.

They’d any time would like to spend quality opportunity to you and also a-deep and important dialogue in the place of run somewhere backyard for a date. On their behalf, the notion of online dating is certainly not to go through a bucket selection of things you can do collectively but to comprehend her mate and relate to all of them at a deeper levels.

Becoming mindful of the part of their particular identity will save you plenty of hurt and disappointment when matchmaking an introvert. Should they don’t arrange a fancy supper go out in your very first wedding, it is maybe not because they don’t practices but because they’d a lot rather spend time along with you in a romantic, comfortable environment where you can undoubtedly focus on one another.

5. Their particular method of revealing love is different