1. Can anyone recomend a good beginner's camcorder? I want to buy one, but don't want to spend alot of money and need one that is easy to use. TIA
  2. I have a Panasonic PV-GS9 camcorder. It is my first camcorder, and it is easy to use, also it is small and light. It is a light blue/ice blue color. I think I got it for around $200. If you are planning on spending more than that, I would go for a DVD camcorder.