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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Campbell: Choosing usual surface over fun eligible. They didn’t succeed. The reason why, them Democrats, the guy stated, they all are about gay relationships, and that’s anything you discover on television these days, and that I explained him or her the gays have gotn’t injure him or her, and he can invariably merely switch the channel

Dale Hart stated he or she continue to fishes and hunts and that also he’d found 10 catfish from great water precisely the day in the past.

Timothy Bullard / Houston Chronicle

So there ended up being that period we accessible to combat an 88-year old man during the hometown Walmart, but this individual started it, i best half-meant it.

That was Wednesday, i is at the Webb urban area, Mo., Walmart, which functions as a buying mecca and social middle, since stock should around numerous smallest areas. I used to be standing in series using my suitcase of Dr Pepper because simple cousin prepared a get-together for your cousins and I couldn’t show up empty-handed.

Facing me personally got an oldtime boyfriend which looked like he’d really been omitted in that certain area very long. He’d two objects, and the cashier, who was ready and waiting on another shoppers, advised usa there was clearly a self-service check-out, when we couldn’t would you like to wait around. The earlier husband looked at me, so I shrugged, and told him or her I happened to be as well lazy just to walk any farther with the soda.

You have to keep in mind that down below, an individual can’t check-out place or perhaps the selection or even the Walmart if you don’t get into a discussion. It’s simply getting welcoming. The man told me he was mainly below merely to see money back — $20, which he wanted to commit to a haircut. We nodded – this individual searched somewhat shaggy – following the man stated haircuts used to be four bits (50 dollars) and when the damn Democrats need her means, their hairdo would run $40 towards the end of the year. He laughed, I chuckled, so that as I had been packing our soda on the rap, I believed, “Would an individual hate me if I mentioned I happened to be a Democrat?” The cashier’s mind jerked up-and the earlier guy questioned us to recurring they. Used to do in which he offered a lengthy, drawn-out “Noooooo” almost like I’d substantially dissatisfied him.

Jasper County is mostly about just as red-colored as possible put. In 2016, practically 73% of voters here had gone for Trump. In 2020, just over 72% turned around and performed a similar thing yet again.

Yes sir, I informed the earlier man. I’m like Harry Truman, a reputation an individual invoke in Missouri when you want to acquire a quarrel.

They couldn’t jobs. Why, them Democrats, this individual mentioned, all of them are about gay relationship, as’s all that you witness on television today, so I advised him or her the gays have actuallyn’t damage your, in which he can still simply turn the route. We mentioned this all with a grin. I love suggesting. I like old people. Integrating the two can make me delighted i has checked forward to this journey until four period before I got about airplanes. That opportunity, CNN begun discussing Springfield, Mo., (town we flew in to!) as a hotbed of this Delta variant because individuals won’t become vaccinated down here because Jesus and freedom. Or perhaps it’s convenience and Jesus. In one single day, the positivity speed in Missouri increased to 8.2per cent. The extensive treatment bedrooms are generally full, fatalities are generally increasing, and also the counties inside my place with the county being top the country in everyday unique situation per capita. Of individuals whom expired of COVID lately within Springfield hospital, zero were vaccinated, therefore the departed surely have the flexibility to state hello to Jesus, i suppose.

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It’s exactly the same thing from coast to coast. The variants were pumping youthful and unvaccinated.

And this happens when a person refuse to notice science. A virus doesn’t simply disappear completely. It’s starved to passing, by individuals that will not serve as its number. Vaccines has slowed across the country, but they’re hardly creeping forward in the Show-Me condition, whoever locals have a tendency to slim toward the skeptical, conservative area.

But yes, I travelled completely in this article, and below would be this old man mouthing away.

We have invested several years on social networking mouthing away, me personally. They brings one nowhere. I inquired the man their brand – Dale Hart, and he had been rapid saying he could be 88, if the Democrats relax in office…the guy must pass away? We complete his own word for him. Does indeed his or her household recognize his or her blueprints? Won’t the two neglect their unique grumpy old-man?

This individual going grinning. We taught your I amolatina username could remain their good friend, but once this individual ideal, I’d overcome him but as long as he would wrap one provide behind his or her straight back because I have a butt supply from tendonitis therefore happened to be completely going to struggle reasonable. These days he was giggling, it is a sweet giggle.

The guy explained to me the man continue to fishes and hunts and therefore he’d viewed 10 catfish from large pond simply the day previously. As he spoken, he held his own arms separated showing myself how large the fish are, and that I launched laughing because everyone dwell regarding the measurements of her fish, and then he laughed, way too. I informed him We dont consume catfish because they’re base feeders, just like his political group, so he laughed at this, because truly? Dale i aren’t ever-going to recognize, but we’re maybe not will prevent, even though we all shook hands, the guy gave me their address and explained he’d get me reef fishing. Basically didn’t bring such an enormous personal I wanted to view, I’d went. Without a doubt I Would Personally. However this is The united states, most likely. In the event that you can’t slump a line with a guy your satisfy at Walmart, what’s the idea?