Too many lightbox thingies to choose from? I personally like Shadowbox for the many things it can do but there are several others that do well for certain purposes. To help you find the one that fits your needs, the lightbox clones matrix lists the popular options along with its dependencies, capabilities, and the actual library size you’ll be adding to your markup. Helpful!
It seems that we tend to get a new lightbox clone every few weeks or so, so here are some I’ve run into recently: