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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About top ten Approaches For matchmaking a Divorced girl

Are you considering or are generally in a relationship with a divorced lady? Can you sense there can be differences between online dating a never-married individual and something who’s a failed relationships behind the woman?

The strategy and proper care of dating a divorced lady become some unique of that getting involved in a never-married individual.

But don’t permit that dissuade you from advancing with your love interest. You will see that relationships a separated woman are a remarkably wealthy feel, as she knows what the stakes become in relation to true love.

1. She’s got some baggage, therefore keep an eye on that

Your spouse possess practiced among the saddest activities she will be confronted with in daily life: the ability that the lady relationship hit a brick wall, despite good luck initiatives.

This could render this lady cautious in her own method to online dating and dropping crazy because she understands from enjoy that no matter if anything begins all rosy and wonderful, the end games may possibly not be profitable.

2. take time to reassure their your aim are good

Your girl might require a little extra reassurance you are alert to the damage she’s experienced previously, therefore would never intentionally result the woman discomfort.

This indicates the woman your sensitive and painful as well as in melody with what this lady has undergone, and not soleley somebody using the lady vulnerability and fragile sense of self.

3. realize why she actually is just who this woman is

The separated woman’s requirements vary from the ones from the never-married one.

She’s undergone the worst: a feeling of defeat, probably getting rejected if the girl ex-partner cheated on her and leftover the lady for the next lady, a sense of aloneness and low self-esteem. This can be the lady platform based on how she perceives the whole world, and particularly guys, right now.

4. Step lightly, the woman is vulnerable

Chances are you’ll end up dropping deeply in love with this lady so you have to appreciate their timetable with regards to intimacy and commitment.

This woman is scared of saying a blunder and may also take more time to determine those two union benchmarks to you. Tell the truth regarding the very own requirements, without pressuring all of them on the, start a discussion about ability and communication .

5. She’s tough

One thing you will notice about internet dating a divorced lady try just how durable, difficult and self-sufficient she’s.

This could shock your in the event that you’ve come always dating someone who has perhaps not experienced this big life-change. She has been on the very own, probably with offspring, and so has the effect that she must be both woman in addition to people in connection.

She may suffer like she can’t depend on someone else in case of a crisis. She may seem like she’s difficult, but realize that underneath that persona, she would like to see you’ve had gotten their as well as can be there on her behalf.

Possible tell her with this in several ways: advising this lady that it’s okay to slim on you, getting present for her whenever you feel she demands your, and offering to help (with house jobs, or fix jobs, or maybe just using the woman automobile set for a tune-up.)

6. enjoy the lady

She’s most likely received regularly this lady unsung success. a marketing at the job, repairing some thing in the house, exemplary time-management skills that could astonish the most strong CEO.

The thing is all this work. Inform the lady which you accept how amazing she actually is. She may not have heard a compliment like this in a long time.

7. Don’t be a game-player

In case the pattern is far more of a love-‘em-and-leave-‘em kind, keep away from the divorced ladies.

They cannot go into connections gently, while they have been completely burned. Their unique hearts become marked incase you play with all of them, you can do a little real damage.

Anytime the aim commonly significant nor long-lasting, you’d be much better matched up with someone who is on the same web page because.

8. Let her deal with the ex-spouse

Divorced female feature ex-spouses, and people tends to be a concern regarding new spouse.

No matter what you would imagine of the girl ex, let her manage him. Be an energetic listener if she rants about your, nodding the head and saying “That seems terrible!” but absolutely nothing more. Don’t provide to go read your to try to settle any scores.

Whenever your routes cross, shake his hands and state “hello” regardless of what you are feeling about your. Because divorce moves further and further to the history, her commitment are much less rigorous.

9. Tread carefully when children are area of the blend

Once you date a separated girl that has kids, you happen to be matchmaking a packed deal.

Expect to have some around best minutes together with the kiddies. Whether or not they are lightweight or grown, your own appeal in their mother’s lifestyle may not be acknowledged with splendid high-fives. Their respect will be through its grandfather.

Take some time to demonstrate all of them that you are a genuine, reliable, stable and type people who enjoys their mom. When they feeling secure contained in this, they limber up to you, too.

10. You will find loads of advantages of internet dating a separated girl

For example, she knows the worth of a relationship and will try and keep issues fresh, intriguing and lively between you two.

She will allow us persistence and good communication skill therefore the connect you will generate will likely be strong and enriching. She will has better-developed abilities in places instance empathy, perseverance, paying attention, settling, and emotion-managing considering their breakup experiences.