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 you personally to shelve all those things your discovered thus painstakingly to date and step-off the typical path for one minute

A whole new Spanish on the market

This is actually the large, poor world of digital family and uninhibited chats where some time and length keep no meaning. This is where the best night life is at referring to in which some of the most authentic street lingo try used.

For ideal results, it is crucial that chat buddy speaks only Spanish, not just one word. So it is got to be either Spanish or mute. Envision their aggravation if you are struggling to comprehend them and much more expressing yourself sometimes. Picture their problems at needing to open up Google TranslateA® after every content!

Really, that might not frustrate you for those who have currently reached an acceptable competence after months of learning. Besides, for almost any little bit of a rough plot here and there, there’s always Google TranslateA®, so just how bad can it actually become anyways! You really believe that? You better think again, for the Spanish you had study in those chatrooms would check nothing beats Spanish! It might besides become an alternative code completely a€“ maybe Martian, you never know! Now think loveaholics about their frustration when you realize what utilized in those chatrooms become beyond just what actually that well-trusted Bing TranslateA® could get its mind in.

Arrive at think of it, do you actually text the way you were taught inside institutes? You realize the English your read within the publications and magazines is something and the English your means while chatting and texting your folks is quite another. Check this out instance:

Exactly what do you might think a naive non-native (you never know no chatroom-English) would make of it? Does it even take a look English? Best you-know-what it means:

And thereis no reason this cannot result with Spanish. The Spanish your discovered within the class room could not help you to get your face surrounding this relatively unsightly turn of letters:

Yes, which is Spanish. And it’s really made up of pretty familiar terminology, merely motivated by the chatter’s laziness. You are much more comfortable with-it in a more conventional avatar:

Read, how it’s a whole new Spanish if you are talking or texting aided by the natives? Yeah, chatrooms have been some sort of off the classrooms.

Chatroom Spanish

The records that heed into the sections below provide the expectations Spanish exact carbon copy of several of the most typical cam shorthands as well as the English definition wherever essential. No sweating, they’re equally easy and logical as his or her English competitors. Little cryptic about them after you see how they certainly were derived.

These are rational derivation, remember that Spanish does not have an exact exact carbon copy of the English a€?ha€? sound? The closest you may have will be the type guttural sounds of a€?ja€? as with jardA­n (outdoors). Understanding this, it willn’t getting surprising the quintessential English laugh when you look at the chatrooms, a€?hahahaa€? or a€?hehehea€?, morph into jajaja and jejeje in Spanish.

Wasn’t that a no-brainer? All of it is actually; after all, it is only real those who are talking available to choose from and shorthand is just an extremely real real human tendency. Where aspect, visitors talking Spanish are simply since idle as those speaking English so in retrospect these shorthands bring turned into a jargon of one’s own.

The x-factor

Recall the a€?xa€? notation from those multiplication tables in English? Yes, that certain from those dull math classes. That letter has actually, for some grounds, evolved into the well-familiar sign of multiplication through the entire English-speaking world so in retrospect your review a€?4 x 5a€? as a€?four instances fivea€?. This word, a€?timesa€?, within this sense, translates into Spanish as por which explains why we would look over a€?4 x 5a€? as cuatro por cinco in Spanish.