Photographers love showing off their prints using light boxes because they back light the image. This brings out the details in a print without adding any reflections.

A new trend in photo framing is to combine the frame with a light box, but these frames can cost hundreds of dollars. You can make one yourself for as little as $8!

Over at, there’s a step-by-step guide and materials list.

[DIY back-lit photo lightbox for under $10]