A lightbox is a sort of stylized pop-up that permits users to view larger versions of images without having to leave the current page. The use of the dark background, which dims the page over which the image has been overlaid, also serves to highlight the image being viewed. Below is a List of 11 WordPress Image & Video Lightbox Plugins.
Lightbox Evolution is a tool for displaying images, html content, maps, and videos in a “lightbox” style that floats overtop of web page. Using Lightbox Evolution, website authors can showcase a wide assortment of media in all major browsers without navigating users away from the linking page.
Social Gallery WordPress Photo Viewer Plugin
Social Gallery Plugin is a fantastic new way to engage visitors to your WordPress blog by adding the ultimate lightbox featuring social media buttons (Facebook like, Facebook Send, Pinterests ‘Pin it’, Twitters ‘Tweet This’ and now Linked In, Stumble Upon & Tumblr) as well as Facebook or Disqus Comments!
The Lightbox Gallery plugin changes the view of galleries to the lightbox.
A Free Responsive Lightbox Plugin for WordPress.
WordPress Video Lightbox plugin
The WordPress Video Lightbox plugin allows you to embed videos on a page using lightbox overlay display similar to the one shown below. This plugin can be used to display images, flash, YouTube, Vimeo, iFrame etc in a lightbox overlay. The embedded videos can be viewed on iPhone and iPad too. The plugin uses the PrettyPhoto JQuery Library.
Lightbox Plus ColorBox
Lightbox Plus ColorBox permits users to view larger versions of images, simple slide shows, videos and content all in an overlay.
Responsive Lightbox allows users to view larger versions of images and galleries in a lightbox (overlay) effect optimized for mobile devices.
Simple Lightbox is a very simple and customizable lightbox that is easy to add to your WordPress website.