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

Is Tinder Platinum worthwhile? I tried they for 3 months discover.

State you’re in bed swiping on Tinder, together do, and then you see a pop-up: improvement to Tinder Platinum, it says. Message Before Matching! Top Priority Wants!

Longtime people are most likely aware of these in-app Tinder adverts, as a few services — like “rewinding” the latest swipe — are just readily available if you spend up.

The matchmaking application rolling Tinder Platinum in 2020, and at $19.99 each month it is the most costly registration levels they offer. Some technology, like to be able to message someone just before fit, were never available before.

It is Tinder Platinum worthwhile? The software gave me a three-month test set you back know. Platinum’s diverse services, elimination of advertisements, and special benefits (like watching which I already liked) changed how I utilized the software — but didn’t transform a lot with regards to involved discovering suits.

What is Tinder Platinum, as well as how’s they different from Tinder’s various other registration degree?

From the very least to the majority of pricey, here are Tinder’s settled subscriptions: Tinder Plus, Gold, and Platinum.

A month of benefit are $4.99 and silver was $14.99, based on costs placed in the software. Each of these differ a little depending on the timeframe of your registration — if you subscribe to a longer period, the prices per month fall somewhat — but this reflects the distinctions.

Additionally, it is really worth observing, as well, that Tinder enjoys customized the made functions recently. Like, cost-free customers used to get one Super Like — a blue star that suggests you love anyone if your wanting to complement — per day.

Today, ultra loves are merely readily available for a los angeles carte purchase or included in a membership.

Tinder Plus no further consists of Super wants or a month-to-month Boost (which “boosts” your own profile to the top of others’ credit bunch). Tinder Gold and Platinum now consist of five Super wants each week rather than a day.

Should you decide purchased benefit, Gold, or Platinum before the variations, your overall subscription won’t feel affected if you do not cancel and resubscribe, or if you upgrade your registration.

With Positive, you get:

Unlimited loves (in lieu of 100 correct swipes daily with a fundamental levels)

Endless rewinds (which undoes left swipes)

Power to replace your location utilizing the Passport element

Tinder Gold gives you those attributes, plus:

Five Ultra Wants each week

One cost-free Increase per month

Seeing just who currently enjoyed your

Tinder’s “top selects” obtainable daily

Platinum has all the previously mentioned services, along with:

Message before coordinating (though you must Super Like someone to do so)

Prioritized wants (the software makes sure your loves and ultra loves are seen quicker before that from non-Platinum consumers)

Watching the Likes you’ve sent in the final few days

Was spending money on Tinder worth every penny?

Tinder’s regular settled properties — the people accessible to all customers — are very nice, and really worth the cost.

Probably the most beneficial, if you ask me, are endless rewinds. You cannot undo any mistaken left-swipe unless you pay money for Tinder, course. Haven’t everyone practiced the anguish of Noping some body we want we Liked? When you are maybe not a paid consumer, it can be damaging. You are remaining wanting to know exactly what such a connection would’ve already been like.

With rewind, you don’t need to question. Now, you can probably alter your destiny forever. okay, which is an extend, but it’s a really of use function we benefit from typically and skip now that my personal registration is finished.

Subsequently there is limitless wants, that will be beneficial if you are swipe-happy and are now living in a populous location. I am going to acknowledge, there’ve been weeks I swiped best more than 100 circumstances — and then cannot fancy anybody else for 12 several hours. In case how to see who likes you on bookofmatches without paying you are in a significant town and there’s enough folk on Tinder, often it just takes place!

One ability I really don’t care and attention a lot around was Passport to virtually any area. I’m not traveling usually right now, but perhaps it’d become more beneficial to someone who is.

Hidden commercials were a sly ability, but one which you instantly see any time you end spending. Much like every provider, not witnessing advertisements is definitely a bonus.

Must I get Tinder Platinum?

The advantages mentioned above can be found with Tinder Plus, the lowest priced paid option. Let us examine the special Platinum characteristics.

First of all: Information before Coordinating. To achieve this, you have to Super Like anyone and that can write a note as much as 140 figures. Per Tinder, this boosts the likelihood of coordinating by 25 percent.

We refrained from using information before Matching unnecessary period because I found myself afraid this could be regarded as “cringe,” as ultra Liking is occasionally imagined. If my storage acts myself correctly, however, most of the people We messaged early did finish coordinating beside me.

With great power will come big duty, however. It may seem it’s funny to ask to rub your own testicle on a lady, like this Redditor did using Message before coordinating, however it can (and certainly will) come upon as gross.

Next is actually Prioritized wants, that I forgot about during my time as a Platinum individual. I didn’t determine my personal complement rates before and after the membership, but We haven’t observed any noticeable huge difference.

Finally, with Tinder Platinum you can observe the loves you’ve already sent in the past month. This is a double-edged blade. Similarly, it’s cool to be able to discover another person’s profile again even if you have not matched up, plus that time you may also “upgrade” your want to an excellent Like should you want to enhance your coordinating probability.