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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Precisely What Do Dozens Of Switches Create, Anyhow?

The flip part of that is that you may get into the right position in which you hear minimal bass whatsoever, or almost no. It does not sounds really full in that situation. Nowadays because position, you are going to be in an area null, where result with the subwoofer is really canceling because of the size and proportions of the room.

By-doing the sub spider, to pay attention for a spot that provides you the smoothest, low-frequency bass. Subsequently destination your subwoofer where position, and return to their hearing chair, and make sure it truly does work. This effortless method has no need for you to definitely end up being technical, doesn’t require a measurement products, and really operates in many rooms.

Just What Sub Input Should You Need?

Regarding the back in your home theater receiver discover the output described subwoofer output, often known as a€?sub outa€? or a€?LFE aside.a€? Of all receivers, you will find gonna be one sub productivity, on some you will see two, nevertheless’re merely likely to put your RCA cable into that subwoofer from your own radio, right after which additional end will hook up to your subwoofer.

Dependent on exactly what design subwoofer you posses, you have a multi plug which needs a quarter phono to RCA adaptor, in fact it is included with the sub. For those who have one particular amplifiers, you simply put the adaptor in and after that you plug the other conclusion of one’s RCA cable tv from your receiver’s sub out into that insight connections, now, the sub is actually connected.

Without having one of them multi jacks on your subwoofer, you will have exactly the regular RCA jack, and it’s really simply a matter of plugging in to the RCA which is labeled low level input. On some home theatre processors, you are going to discover a special hookup as a choice, which is called an XLR hookup. It really is usually entirely on higher-end equipment also it provides the benefit of having the ability to manage lengthier operates of these cables with reduced sounds and interference.

In the case that you’ve got an XLR subwoofer result on the processor, it really is the same as the RCA hookup.

For those who have a multi jack, it plugs in to the exact same connector that used the RCA adapter, and in case you may have a variation with a separate XLR insight, it simply plugs into that input here.

But, imagine if the receiver/amp doesn’t always have a subwoofer result? They are identical to the speaker wire connections that you’d make use of on a typical amp. Today, you have a few solutions here. You can either run their amp connections on the main speakers immediately after which manage another collection of presenter cables towards the subwoofer. Instead, you can either wire from the amp on the subwoofer and jump off to your biggest speakers, or vice versa. You can go to the speakers from the amp following through the main left and best speakers, and jumper towards the subwoofer. Whatever the case, hook the remaining and appropriate presenter outputs anywhere they are via toward feedback associated with the subwoofer amp.

Today why don’t we clarify what all of the settings together with performance in the again of a subwoofers do. These days, all of the actual set-up plus the changes that you’re gonna be doing is possible inside the menus of your house movie theater radio or processor.

In case where there isn’t any sub completely, you’re incorporate what exactly is known as high-level connections

There are lots of instances, where youare going to be using a conventional music amplifier to push the subwoofers, so might there be some corrections you need to put. The most important modifications, and most likely decreasing, may be the volume levels, which sets just how loud the subwoofer will probably seem for certain input alert.