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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The 16 Biggest Online Dating Warning Flags. They’re warning flag that hewill become soul-sucking IRL.

Blind time? Internet love? These are warning flags that hewill become soul-sucking IRL.

1. His additional social media marketing profiles are really exclusive. You are truly hitting it off, but the dude is simply a ghost. No Instagram, no Twitter, no Fb. No one just who online dates try “off the grid.” He’s hidden a dark secret (or the guy merely features a girlfriend).

2. He goes dark for big chunks period. He is answering your texts almost immediately. You are thinking things are heading really well so far. And suddenly you do not notice from him for 12 hours. Next talk resumes at 4 a.m. like nothing previously occurred. Try the guy asleep throughout the day and fun overnight to combat criminal activity? Are he Batman? SPOILER ALERT: He’s perhaps not Batman.

3. You will get brice log in a book that may seem like it had been intended for someone else. Either he’s are actually forward with you or that “thinking about your” book was just taken to your because he wasn’t attending to.

4. He sends 15 messages in a row once you never reply immediately. You probably didn’t reply to 1st five? For you personally to send nine even more only to ensure you’re perhaps not missing all of them. If he’s this … conscious today, simply hold back until your satisfy in-person.

5. The guy avoids private traces of questioning. You are probably wishing they have a sexy, checkered last. Perhaps he was a spy or something. The truth is, the guy only doesn’t want that check out his DUI.

6. He tends to make every text into a sext. The guy knows a lot better than to explicitly text, “we m thus horne,” or request photos of chest, but he’s usually steering the talk in a sexual movement. Like: “lol u r during sex at this time? if only I became truth be told there lol ;-)”

7. He’s constantly “at a fitness center” or “simply getting away from the bath.” Think about his wet, naked system, dammit. At least, that is what the guy desires you to definitely carry out. There’s really no way any individual shower curtains or lifts that much, bro.

8. The guy flakes from programs last-minute. You’ve have plans to meet up on several events, the other constantly takes place. Either his mom gets sick or he gets an appartment tire or his mommy becomes ill again. Bailing two times might be an unfortunate happenstance. Bailing eight era suggests he’s wishing you will send him topless photos without him actually having to actually meet you.

9. He attempts to impress you with humblebrags. He is always complaining regarding the long hours he works, but the guy makes really good cash, so it’s okay. The guy demands funds for those getaways he requires. Perhaps you may go with him at some point. Everyone is constantly examining your out when he walks across the street, but he dislikes the interest. Folks loves to talk by themselves up when you first meet all of them, but he truly forces talks in unusual instructions merely to get the chance in order to make themselves appear cool.

10. The guy brings down with a cock select. Regardless of if it really is a truly pretty dick, the odds that the man is going to be a beneficial partner are lean to nothing. There’s no future right here.

11. The guy phone calls you “baby” within his first three information. Unless you’re actually a giant baby, Benjamin Button-style, there’s really no reason for a man that you do not learn to call you that. “child” are signal for “In my opinion sporting puka shell pendants try cool, and no point in which we run, I’m covertly probably create coke for the toilet.”

12. their notion of a date is really only a thinly veiled sexual euphemism. “Hey, what about for the basic go out, we seize a bite to eat, after which I vague mention of dental right here.” It is likely that thin you are going to be similar, “Yeah, dude. Let us get seize some Frostys and then bang.” Socially competent men learn to just ask individuals out over food after which allow the banging occur naturally.

13. He’s dodgy as to what he really does for a living. There’s no shame in-being unemployed for a stretch or obtaining compensated under the counter. However, if he’s describing himself as an “entrepreneur” and won’t have more detailed or identifies his task condition as “difficult” rather than getting in advance, which should be a red banner. If the guy doesn’t have a job, it really is clear which he don’t would you like to lead thereupon, however, if he don’t actually elaborate whenever pressed, the guy either (1) really does things questionable as hell for an income or (2) is merely fine with lying a whole lot.

14. He never desires to see anywhere near their spot. There are many factors he maybe carrying this out. Either he’s witnessing another person and doesn’t want is spotted out with an other woman inside the home town, the guy doesn’t see another to you and does not want your once you understand where the guy life only so he is able to keep his range, or he is essentially a hoarder and he doesn’t want you to understand state his location is during. It really is something if he’s being a gentleman and does not want that create an extended drive out over see your. It is another if he freaks at the possibility of you being within a 20-mile distance of their residence.

15. He only has just one visibility picture. Either he’s low self-esteem, does not worry about images, or that visualize is not indicative of him. You shouldn’t be someone to assess a book by the address, certainly, however, if he is positively trying to deceive anyone, that states many about their characteristics. And to become entirely fair, actual chemistry continues to be essential.

16. The guy never ever desires hook up in person. If the guy foretells your consistently but does not get together, or have social media marketing profiles, or actually ever would you like to videos talk . you are probably getting catfished. Start creating reverse graphics online searches (and don’t forget to flip the picture if he’s carrying out the exact same thing to toss you off the aroma). Y’all likely have seen the tv show by now. You understand how to get it done.