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.


Let's Connect

I am an introvert and that I’m in a 5 season union with a relatively extroverted person

There’s no cause she must go through your own personal lives. She will be able to manage her very own thing, whether it’s checking out, yoga, artwork, etc. You’ll be able to get end up being a social butterfly. You don’t need to to invest a great deal of our very own social resides collectively. Actually. In the event that you need, and I also manage mean need, that some one, then you will want another person.

Your seem to be unwilling to let her become her. If she actually is perhaps not comfy around friends and family after six months, bitching to MeFi don’t alter that. And neither will confronting her about this. Today she’ll remain around quietly thought these represent the family i need to feel okay because of the entire time. Seems unhappy if you ask me, I would prevent watching your friends ASAP should you decide explained that.

In a nutshell, let her become the lady and you become you. If flying kostenlose Crossdresser-Dating-Seite solo a lot of the social energy is not suitable you.

But at the same time, she hinted that timidity try a part of the girl individuality, and that I need to take they. That is difficult for me, because I see timidity as a mostly-negative individuality characteristic, or at least something to over come.

I will read in which maybe it’s shameful for you personally in the event the gf doesn’t chat anyway in social setup, but this might be a two way street. Analysis friends make an effort to participate her in talk private, or make the talk about things that she’ll be able to heed? I am certainly not an extrovert but more so than my sweetheart; he or she is silent using my company but undoubtedly talks to them if they consult with your.

When she delivers me sappy texts now, I feel disingenuous replying. Further, whenever she covers planning to feel with me forever, element of me personally kinda winces internally.

We discover timidity as a mostly-negative characteristics trait, or perhaps something you should tackle

Response by poster: that you do not truly appear to be you esteem whom the girl was or just what the lady preferences include.

We guarantee you that isn’t the way it is. Have a look, I Am on Metafilter. I have see a lot of records of personal anxiousness. And I also like my personal gf. It’s not a concern of value. When I’m at a celebration and she uses the entire time resting alongside me personally and experience silent, i’m. gah, it’s difficult to spell it out how I feel. Personally I think like i am taking some thing from the the lady, or becoming the loud ridiculous brute who is monopolizing the dialogue.

Your speak about the way it’s shameful for your needs that she does not talk to men and women, you do not understand just why this lady hasn’t warmed up towards family, etc. I’m form of harmful to your own sweetheart as it seems like you haven’t actually tried to discover the woman or read activities from this lady viewpoint

I possibly could find out how you’ll have that impact, but We guarantee you which is not the scenario. It really is more the way it is of me coming to a personal event along with her and thought, gee, they’d end up being wonderful to be with a person who got a lot more of an aid in a personal style or planning a social event on my own and thought gee, it’d feel nice for a girlfriend exactly who preferred to visit these items

Never stay with this girl mainly because your hate the concept of becoming single again.

Relies on if you can change the method you appear at her and about introversion/shyness in general. You haven’t mentioned that she as any stress with you being an extrovert, therefore it is all you.

You will need to sit down and have your self just how completely essential will it be having an extroverted lover. Are you going to feel unhappy in the event your mate isn’t a social butterfly? If you’re, it’s time and energy to move on.

Possibly some type of compromise. Is it possible to live with the truth that she’s great in smaller groups of people? Maybe focus the connecting in social issues about lightweight communities.

Please end analyzing their shyness or the girl incapacity to produce small-talk as an adverse trait or bad ramifications of the pals. She actually is not judging your or them. If she is anything like me, she actually is most likely into paying attention to exactly what your company need to say, but don’t learn how to relate that to herself and talk up. Particularly if friends tend to be extroverts. Is she nodding her head, producing eye contact, providing expressions? In that case, this woman is chatting, only nonverbally. If she actually is simply staring down at this lady food and acting getting as small as feasible, this woman is severely unpleasant and does not want as indeed there. (whereby I would give the lady hugs when you get some only time and state that she checked really uncomfortable and get everything I could do to ensure it is maybe not uncomfortable next time)

Just for the record, you can find bashful folks who aren’t introverts and introverts thatn’t bashful.

As a result it requires her more than 6 months is safe joining in a pre-existing gang of family. This isn’t some huge drawback. It could be a dealbreaker for your family (it may sound like it), but it’s perhaps not a flaw.

Reaction by poster: furthermore, I discover countless you are zeroing in regarding role where we said, we discover timidity as a mostly-negative individuality trait, or at least something to manage. Maybe I do notice it as a character drawback, although maybe I really don’t imagine it is fundamentally a damning fictional character drawback. Everybody has fictional character flaws, such as me personally. No body’s great.