Whether you're interested in recording seasonal holidays, birthdays or vacations, it's a perfect time to invest in a camcorder to capture those once-in-a-lifetime get-togethers with family and friends. Sure, a digital camera can do the trick to immortalize precious moments, but why settle for a still and lifeless image when you can shoot video and record audio for future generations to enjoy, be it of young children ripping open presents, a birthday toast at the dinner table given by grandma and grandpa or a baby's first steps on a beach? Today's camcorders - which have gone digital, just like your camera -- are ultra-compact and can record in stunning video clarity. And, thanks to the power of modern computers, it's a cinch to edit your movie, burn a DVD or post the footage to a website such as YouTube or Facebook. If you're in the market for a new camcorder, the following are a few features to "shoot" for.