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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For the time being, let us take a good look at a few of effortless tips you can use when you wish to understand how to query some guy out

IDEAS ON HOW TO ASK A GUY away – TIP 1: decide if it’s best

You gotta learn in advance exactly why you’re carrying it out. To work on this, you have to sign in together with your instincts.

We mentor ladies all the time when you look at the proper utilization of the “gut check.” It really is something anybody can would, but thus couple of do they.

You ought to check in with your intuition before you decide to do just about anything. Some dudes might entice your, however know that he’s not a good fit obtainable.

Precisely why he could never be “right” obtainable:

Plus the best way you figure this stuff down is to look at him with clear-eyes BEFORE you take any actions. In a lot of issues many times that you do not genuinely wish to query him around, and also you dodged a bullet.

In other cases, you’re going to get a genuine sweet ambiance from him and determine going ahead.

But in both issues, you get the advantage of checking him out very first. Utilize that positive aspect at the start!

HOW EXACTLY TO ASK A MAN away – TIP 2: Get Footwear On.

You actually have to sooner notice that discover three feasible causes the guy you have in mind isn’t starting such a thing about yourself:

NEED 1) He doesn’t discover you are curious and thinks you’ll say no.

CAUSE 2) He’s interested, but does not have the nerve doing such a thing about it.

REASONS 3) he isn’t interested.

Very sooner or later you may have must just state “The heck with it” and merely do it. That is what i am talking about while I state for you to get your shoes in.

The worst circumstance would be that he’s not curious, and you’re no tough off than you had been earlier.

If he was thinking about some way, then chances are you merely exposed the door for him. No less than presently there’s a shot at creating a romance with your.

You simply gotta discover the guts within one to just take chances and have him.

Positive, he might say no.

In which he might also say YES.

You have to be prepared to accept that the only method anything is going to result is if you adopt that chance. You dont want to spend the rest of your lifetime thinking “what if.”

IDEAS ON HOW TO ASK A GUY away – Idea 3: Take Action The Simple Ways.

If you’re unable to get over your fear of your claiming no, or not becoming considering, how to handle it is to get him out with a team. If you assist your, this should be easier than you think to accomplish. Merely bring him off to happy time or some group task.

You can head to a bunch meal to a regional cafe.

You are able to choose a regional pub after work.

There are several likelihood unless you know how to ask a man completely.

Simple, fun, and calm.

The Reason Why You Want To Make 1st Step: He’s Frightened AF.

Men are located in a weird destination right now. Most the male is nonetheless leery of talking-to lady following the entire “metoo” motion. Maybe not because they’ve finished SUCH A THING wrong – but because they consider they could be seen as some kind of predator.

Regardless of that they’re perhaps not creating such a thing unlawful or remotely poor. But to a guy that has been watching the news headlines, or has been on any information websites in the last few many years, he’s probably very reluctant to use the first rung on the ladder. He may require you to inquire him down 1st.

He may thought you’re currently dating people. Or he doesn’t compare well.

He could not can get it done themselves. And when you don’t find some way of allowing your two getting collectively, you may spend the remainder of yourself curious any time you missed your opportunity with your soulmate.

A tiny bit mindful teasing can make the difference – and then we’ll discuss that approaching.