How to Fly the DJI Phantom 4 Drone

Flying to Shoot Beautiful Video and Photos

Learn how to Fly the DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter Drone now! How to get your new drone out of the box and into the sky and not into a tree!

This Plain-English training course is broken into three parts, to quickly teach you what you need to know to fly and shoot beautiful photos and videos. Learn the best practices for safe, hassle free flying, so you can maximize your fun.

Set up your Phantom 4 correctly and customize the settings to work the best for you. Learn about the different parts and how to properly maintain them and check them for air-worthiness. Another important key is keeping everything updated and calibrated, you will learn this too along with helpful advice.

Learn how to use the go app and how to get the full use and benefits out of your hardware. Learn how to customize all the settings. Most importantly, learn what everything does. The app is very useful when you understand it, but can be overwhelming if you don't know how it all works.

On location flying. Learn how to fly safely and responsibly. Learn some flying exercises that will quickly develop skills and strengthen your flying muscles. Watch over your instructors shoulder as you embark on some real-world photography and video shoots. Lot's of tips along the way, so you can shoot winning images. Learn how to use the automated flight modes, your drone can follow things and fly by itself to get professional looking camera moves that used to take years to master.

Leading DJI Expert (And PhotoshopCAFE founder), Colin Smith breaks down all the steps for the Phantom 4 and makes it quick and easy to understand. Throughout this training, he constantly provides tips and extra advice that only comes from countless hours of actual flying. You are learning from a passionate pilot, not a salesman.

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Your Instructor

Colin Smith
Colin Smith

Colin Smith is a best-selling author, and award-winning digital artist who has caused a stir in the community with his stunning Photoshop work. Colin is known as a pioneer of HDR photography and aerial drone photography. Colin is founder of one of the world's most popular Photoshop resource sites,, which boasts over 30 million visitors. He has been nominated 2x for the Photoshop Hall of Fame.

With over 20 years of experience in the creative industry, Colin was formerly Senior Editor and Creative Director for VOICE magazine. As a commercial artist, his clients include Satcchi & Satcchi, Proctor & Gamble, Toyo Tires, Microsoft and several Hollywood entertainment companies.

He is a regular columnist for Photoshop User magazine. He has been featured in most major imaging magazines including, Computer Arts, Macworld, Advanced Photoshop, Photoshop User, After Capture, PSD Photoshop, Photoshop Creative, Digital Photographer, Web Designer magazine and a host of others.

Colin's digital imaging work has been recognized with numerous awards, including, MacWorld Digital Design and 3 Guru awards at Photoshop World 2001 and 2002. He's authored more than nineteen books on Photoshop, including the best-selling How to Do Everything with Photoshop (McGraw-Hill/Osborne) and award-winning Photoshop Most Wanted, as well as being pominentely featured in the Hall Of Fame book, New Masters Of Photoshop and New Masters of Photoshop 2 (The only artist featured in both editions).

Colin is also creator of the PhotoshopCAFE series of videos ( He is in high demand across the United States as a lecturer, presenting his Photoshop techniques to Photographers and graphics professionals across the nation. He has been a speaker at such conferences as Adobe MAX, Photoshop World, WPPI, Imaging USA, PPE, creativeLIVE Photoshop week, Flash Forward, NVision, , PIDE, DL Expo, Creative Suite Conference, Cre8, Create Chaos, Deviant Art Summit and many more. In 2012 and 2013 Colin was the featured speaker and producer of 2 Multi-City Tours (Route CS6 and Destination CC) Sponsored by Adobe. Colin has consulted such companies as Adobe Systems, Edison International, Apple and Disney Studios.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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