"You can use it as an instant camera. Just hit the photo button and it'll print that image. You can print an image off of the Memory Stick, or save an image off of the tape onto the Memory Stick and print that as well." The tiny printer on the back of the camera gives you business card size photos. You can look for Sony's DCR TRV 820 this spring. The price... about 13 hundred dollars. If you already have a camcorder and a computer you can opt for the latest edition, Version 4.0 of a device called Snappy, from Play, Incorporated... .
"It's basically the undisputed leader when you're talking about video capture, when you're talking about bringing still images from any video source and saving them on your PC." Play's Melissa Wolfe. Snappy is a snap to use and saves high quality digital images from any camcorder or video source. You can find more information at play.com