I'm pretty new to camcorders, but I was interested in getting the Canon HV30. I heard the HDV is MUCH easier to use on a Mac or in general in comparison to the new flash camcorders like the HF10/HF20/HF200, however I must admit I do like the form factor of the HF series a lot more. If anyone has the HV30, can you give me a general guide of how easy/difficult it is to get the pics on your mac, and edit them with imovie 09 or other software? Also, should I be concerned about importing movies from the HF series if I decide to go that route? Would just like some general guidance and advice on what I should expect or be looking for.