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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Adam Scott locates silver lining in British Open failure

Adam Scott are certain there will be a the next occasion. He is convinced you will see a significant title trophy inside the name

That’s what Scott got from the regal Lytham & St. Annes. He’s persuaded you will have a next energy. He’s convinced you will see a major title trophy within his label.

Scott continues to haven’t observed replays of this last hours. The soft bogey regarding 15th. The three-putt bogey from the 16th. Belting a pure tee chance regarding the seventeenth, only to hit 6-iron to the left associated with green to create another bogey. And a 3-wood inside bunker on the 18th, which led to one last bogey to complete one-shot trailing.

a€?Look, I am able to imagine the way it most likely checked,a€? Scott said. a€?If it actually was me enjoying somebody else, we definitely could feeling on their behalf. But for me personally … I’m dissatisfied that i did not winnings from that place, but I left that significant exactly like I remaining almost every other one – and that is empty-handed.a€?

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Scott have never really contended around a significant until just last year within Masters, in which he generated clutch putts around closing gaps and starred sufficiently to winnings until Charl Schwartzel made records at Augusta nationwide by shutting with four direct birdies to victory by two.

Greg Norman, his golf character who knows significantly more than most about handling big setbacks, had been one of the primary to phone your Sunday nights. Most phone calls followed, and even more texts than Scott could count. That provided an exchange with Els, an in depth pal whose major triumph is tempered slightly incidentally Scott missing. The guy also-ran into Nick Price, a three-time big champ who squandered his first chances on 1982 British start when he closed with 73 and finished one-shot behind Tom Watson.


a€?There was not that much recovery for me,a€? Scott stated. a€?My games is within excellent shape, and I only got a few days to relax up, and I also truly mousemingle assessed the previous couple of gaps a bit and got out of it what I need, following only though about how precisely big we starred. We decided it absolutely was my day, and that I played like a champion, but … I played four poor openings by the end, and you also can’t winnings and do this.

a€?It’s just desire for my situation,a€? he said. a€?i believe i am on the right course. Keep performing everything I’m performing and I also may myself a lot more possibilities that way.a€?

Scott headed to Kiawah area previously this week observe The sea training course, where in fact the PGA title has been held for the first time. First of all could be the Bridgestone Invitational, where this past year Scott advertised his first globe Golf title by closing with a 65 for a four-shot earn.

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The 78-man field at Firestone is for choose winners from around the world, the best 50 on the planet ranking and users from the finally Presidents glass teams. Scott may be the defending champion, although the favourite returns to getting Tiger Woods, a three-time champ this season who’s got claimed seven hours at Firestone.

Els is playing for your next right week. The guy resided up to a recruit duty last week at Canadian start, in which he missed the slice and hung around Toronto for all the week-end to get rid of the most important pitch at a Toronto Blue Jays game.

Els expressed his texts with Scott as a€?buddy products.a€? Nonetheless, he seems when it comes down to 32-year-old Australian, while their work are nothing as well.

a€?The soreness could there be, i understand that,a€? Els said. a€?But he is managing it unbelievably really, and that I genuinely think he today believes they can victory several majors. He previously the opportunity. They don’t rather result their means. However if you look back once again, Nick costs during the early ’80s did equivalent, fundamentally gifted Tom Watson one at Troon. There’s started several problems like that. So he’s not the only one.


Another book originated in Rory McIlroy, whom blew a four-shot lead at 2011 Masters with an 80 within the last few rounded. McIlroy claimed the next biggest with an archive get at Congressional into the U.S. Open.

a€?we type of felt like we realized how he was experience,a€? McIlroy said. a€?i simply considered your, ‘do not let the final four openings keep hidden the point that your played much better than everybody else for very first 68. … It’s tough. It really is a challenging reduction. At that time at some point, you would imagine it’s the sole opportunity you are ever going for, as well as your entire world arrived crashing straight down. However in reality, Adam is such a good pro which he’s going to bring plenty of opportunities to winnings much more major championships.a€?

a€?If I felt like that was my latest opportunity, i may never play once more. I would feel devastated,a€? the guy stated. a€?I’m going to victory. For me, superior thing for my personal career were to realize that I am able to perform that close in a major.a€?