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In Blender Cycles, it is possible to automatically (Ctrl+Shift+Numpad 7) put the camera in such a position that the sun's rays shine straight at it. Is it also possible to automatically make the sun rotate so that its rays shine straight at the camera?

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Just follow these steps ...

  1. Select your sun lamp object.
  2. Hit CTRL + Numpad 0 , set sun lamp as default camera.
  3. Hit Numpad 0 (Now you are looking from the position of the sun.)
  4. Hit CTRL + F, use walk mode to position the lamp
  5. LMB or RMB (depending on your mode of selection) to confirm position.

Cheers, hope that helps.

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Perhaps you want a Track To constraint on the lamp targeting the object with To=-Z and Up=Y (although any up != Z would be good.)

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