I participated in this two-person pro video camera comparison. Besides my role in comparing the cameras, I shot most of the photographs (with my Nikon D40), quicly wrote a script and made a simple 1280 x 720p (24fps) production, seen in Vimeo resolution here.
Camcorders included were the: Panasonic HMC150, Panasonic HPX300, Sony DSR-450, and the JVC KY-35.
Dave has since sold his DSR-450 and purchased the Panasonic HPX300.
Bill's opinions and commentary were as of early 2009, and are not neccesarily true today, as new camcorders are always coming into the marketplace.