A young girl dancing on North Smallwood Street. A police officer in Mid-Town Belvedere shrugging with his palms outstretched. Many others around the city waving their arms — or raising their middle fingers.
These are among the dozens of characters pictured on the streets of Baltimore by Google Street View vehicles as they whizzed by and recorded images of storefronts, landmarks and surprised pedestrians.
The amalgamation of Baltimoreans smiling, flexing or raising their hands was created by Kara Mae Harris and her boyfriend, Chris Nelson, who are both frequent users of the Street View service, which Google began rolling out in 2007. The blog,