Super Bowl XLIX: UOPX Field Time-Lapse Video

The University of Phoenix field has undergone a significant transformation in the days between Pro Bowl and Super Bowl XLIX. In anticipation of tonight’s game, we feature a time-lapse video documenting the field’s metamorphosis.

AP’s Morry Gash and Tim Donnelly set up seven cameras in several locations around the field. They shot the field exiting the stadium the day after the Pro Bowl, Monday, Jan. 26th and then when it returned on Wednesday, Jan. 28th. The cameras were set to fire at 1 frame per second for about an hour. Each camera shot approximately 4,000 frames for a total of 28,000 frames.

Below is the University of Phoenix field time-lapse video compiled by AP’s Deputy Director of Photography Denis Paquin.


Lead Image Caption: The Super Bowl XLIX is displayed on the University of Phoenix Stadium Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. The New England Patriots face the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)


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