Google Maps Street View operator Raf Ho prepares to take his car with a Street View tracker mounted on its top to photograph Hong Kong’s Lantau Island. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Google Maps Street View operator Raf Ho prepares to take his car with a Street View tracker mounted on its top to photograph Hong Kong’s Lantau Island. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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How a Google Maps Street View operator in Hong Kong tackles photographing everywhere from parks to peaks – and maybe the odd posterior

  • Raf Ho has covered thousands of kilometres snapping Hong Kong for Street View, from driving its busiest roads to lugging heavy cameras up its steepest peaks
  • Whether in town or a remote village, he says he’s never had anyone get upset by the presence of his camera – he just gets pointed at a lot and asked for selfies

Topic |   Google Maps
Google Maps Street View operator Raf Ho prepares to take his car with a Street View tracker mounted on its top to photograph Hong Kong’s Lantau Island. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Google Maps Street View operator Raf Ho prepares to take his car with a Street View tracker mounted on its top to photograph Hong Kong’s Lantau Island. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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