Hi everyone! This is my first post but I have been looking through a lot of the topics on the forum. I recently did a short video editing project for a class at school and absolutely loved it! the problem is that I was using windows and I had to use a lot of different programs (windows movie maker etc.) to achieve the result I wanted. This led me to want to buy a mac because I have used iMovie 4 and that was really easy to use. I also realize that I might take this to the next level. I have a tight budget (1600$ is pushing the limit) and no camcorder (I take my movies with a Samsung Digimax S500) and I want portability. My question is, will the higher range macbook suit me fine? Will it be able to give me the flexibility to upgrade to say, Final Cut Express (when i get a camcorder)? Or should I try to save a little more money and wait for the new lower end Macbook Pro?