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One of the possible solutions would be to retrieve the available photo previews into a temporary local folder (keep in mind possible privacy issues), similarly as web browsers require to store web content locally to display it. Wget is a powerful yet simple tool to download content from web servers, supporting pattern matching of files being retrieved.

1) Determine the (potential) URL of the photos from the event of interest on FinisherPix (e.g. the Vienna City Marathon 2017 is apparently an event with the ID 1700, and photos being stored in the form https://fp-zoom-eu.s3.amazonaws.com/1700/1700_000064.JPG ).

2) Construct web content (resource) pattern for Wget (e.g. https://fp-zoom-eu.s3.amazonaws.com/1700/1700_*.JPG).

3) Download multiple available photos for the event of interest to a local preview all at once using Wget (e.g. by executing the command of the type wget -r -l1 -np "https://fp-zoom-eu.s3.amazonaws.com/1700" -P /tmp -A "1700_*.JPG").

Again, be aware of the possible privacy implications resulting from such workaround.

Download photo previews available on FinisherPix website for a particular event

FinisherPix (reachable at https://www.finisherpix.com/) offers a commercial service of providing photos (of and for the participants) of different (sport) events all around the world. After selecting the event of interest, there is a possibility to see all photos of that chosen event as previews (in a low resolution and with watermark on each of them) in the bunches of at most 16 photos per page (4 rows with 4 photos in each row). For the Vienna City Marathon 2017 there are in total 15771 pages (reachable at https://www.finisherpix.com/gallery/photobrowser/de/EUR/1700#All/All ), making it exceptionally time consuming to watch them (e.g. trying to find a particular participants of interest, who wasn't identified by his start number, etc.). The possibility to watch the photo previews available on the web server much faster at once would be very helpful.
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