i agree the glossiness of the skins does cause a glare issue. i found it too distracting so i removed the top skin and find it easier to read now. i emailed decalgirl about the possibility of offering matte versions for the kindle skins.
It's worst with a book light, but it's noticeable on some skins with any light source. I had hardly any issue with DG's Garden at Giverny, but Waterlilies has some expanses of solid color that seem to catch more glare. Probably an optical illusion, but it's enough to be annoying at times. I've yet to find glare I can't get rid of by changing the angle of the K2, but it's definitely an issue if you're sensitive to glare.
I had thought about spraying the skin with a matte finish spray prior to putting it on the K2, and then got so excited when it arrived that I completely forgot. Not sure if it would help, or even if it would stick to the skin, but I figured it might be worth a try!
When I first applied my skin the glare bothered me with almost anything but natural light; but I agree with VictoriaP, I was able to get rid of it by changing the angle. I don't notice it anymore at all - my eyes may have been more drawn to the glare initially because I kept looking at the custom skin, but it all just disappears as I start to read now. I would like to have a choice of a more matte finish though.
It's not much help if you've already applied your skin, since the masking job would be a nightmare, but if you can do it before you take the skin off the original backing, any of the acrylic matte coatings, like Krylon or Blair, should work for dulling the skin before you apply it to your Kindle.
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