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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In issues of online dating or courtship, I generally speaking advise that folk either have hitched or split

within per year or so of starting a relationships partnership. I additionally believe that this suggestion can be applied with equal force to solitary women and men in college or university. I’ve reached this realization by considering through numerous biblical basics.

Our bedrock regulating maxims in biblical relationships — along with exactly how we address our very own brothers and sisters in Christ normally — isn’t to defraud our unmarried friends and family by implying a higher amount of engagement between united states and all of them than really exists (read 1 Thessalonians 4:6). I go over this concept most fully in Principles for design limits and how much does a Biblical union resemble? As an easy refresher, we can defraud our very own sibling or sister in a dating perspective by revealing or promoting a level of intimacy — either emotionally or literally — your Bible seems to reserve for wedding and wedding best. If we act like we are partnered before we have produced that dedication, we are defrauding (and sinning).

Emotional Urge

I am not sure whether you’ve noticed this, but anyone taking part in an internet dating union commonly familiarize yourself with both much better over the course of that partnership. In fact, they normally are actually excited about performing this. We might also point out that observing each other best and much more deeply was (up to a particular restricted aim, needless to say) ab muscles aim of a dating relationship. Whenever a couple are matchmaking — specially when it’s going better as well as 2 folks are really into the other person — the will to pay more and more energy together, understand one another better and best, to confide in one another more often and solely, is actually daunting. Since your general comfort level around both increases, that momentum develops more.

Now picture, including, school lives. We’ll believe, per another clear idea from Scripture, that both members of all of our school pair were Christians. Of all university campuses, that probably sets the two of you in identical fairly little personal circle. Possibly the two of you tend to be mixed up in same university ministry, pay a visit to alike church. Over the years, maybe you require some of the identical sessions, stay near each other, etc.

Because context, managing the desires I’ve simply expressed, just how most likely do you consider it’s that over the course of a couple of or four age — some couples date over most of their college years — you’ll be able in order to maintain sufficient mental control and length in order to avoid performing emotionally and relationally hitched?

I talked to numerous long-dating lovers, in college or university and beyond, who other than living with each other, could do little to intertwine their particular everyday lives anymore than they are already. They see both day-after-day, become together’s groups every vacation (and quite often discover her partner’s families including any child or daughter-in-law really does), they travelling together, invest most of their non-working (or mastering) times together, they every day confide in one single another (and perhaps only 1 another), and are generally undoubtedly, nearer mentally collectively than with someone else on earth.

This is often the degree of intimacy definitely arranged for relationships just hence online dating couples should make every effort to restrict until the proper energy. Can this standard of mental intimacy result between those who have come dating for a shorter amount of time? Needless to say. Nevertheless lengthier several dates, the more complicated it will become in order to avoid they.

Real Urge

Scripture phone calls Christians to flee from intimate immorality (1 Corinthians 6:18), to not find out how tough we could improve urge whilst still being prevail or perhaps to see how close to the line we can see without sinning. Inside my see, Scripture instructs demonstrably that there is to-be no enchanting real closeness outside of relationships.

No affordable person would argue that physical enticement doesn’t build — lots — the much longer two different people go out who happen to be drawn to each other and just who grow to enjoy each other. Sadly, studies and anecdotal feel both show that perhaps the vast majority of Christian people who spending some time in matchmaking affairs of any size, sin literally.

The much longer the partnership, the greater the portion. In which a connection is actually less, accountability healthier, as well as the level of emotional closeness more liable, the amount of real temptation, while the odds of sin, falls.

In other words, maybe not operating partnered before you decide to’re hitched

gets exponentially more challenging the extended a pre-marital commitment continues. If our intent is always to push absolutely toward God-glorifying resides https://datingranking.net/chatstep-review/ (without only to walking the line by wanting to satisfy our fleshly desires whenever you can without sinning), wisdom and godliness would seem to counsel keeping relationships reduced.