Photoshop CC: Gallery Effects filters result in solid white image

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Hi,

I just downloaded Photoshop CC today. I was using the "graphic pen" filter on a few images, which worked well. However, I then tried to use it again, and it just turned the entire image white. I then reopened the base image that I had just applied it to, and it made that photo all white, as well - even though 20 minutes ago it worked fine with that filter. I tried a few others, and several of the filters are doing the same thing.

Images are 8bit/channel JPGs.

Any thoughts?

Thanks,

Greg
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greg frank

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greg frank

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Ok,

Solved my own problem, but I'll post here in case anyone else has this issue. While it doesn't express this in the filter, but it uses the two selected swatch colors to color the image. I had changed the foreground color to white, in order to clean up an image. The background color was also white - so it was making a white on white image.
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Yes, many of the Gallery Effects filters use the foreground and background colors for their effect. And some even show an effect if both colors are the same, but many will end up creating a single color image as a result of having both foreground and background colors the same.