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I would choose the incredible Sony HVR-Z1U. Shooting as though the camera is a person is commonly referred to as point-of-view (POV) shooting.
There aren’t any big tricks here, just place your camera where your character would be and point your camera where you want your character to look.
Often (but not always) when shooting POV, the camera is handheld instead of being mounted on a tripod. Doing so helps to simulate how an individual would see the world – as opposed to a rock-solid, no ups or downs shot from a tripod.