Photoshop does not render dropshadow on smartobject correctly

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Apr 22, 2021 Apr 22, 2021

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Today I noticed that my dorpshadows in photoshop are bugged.

The setup is: A folder with the drop shadow applied with two smartobjects inside that both have a smartfilter applied.


A week ago this worked fine and today when I opened the file I noticed it.

See the screenshot attached how it looks at some sports.


When I export to jpg this is just like in the screenshot.

Legacy composition got removed from photoshop, so I don't knwo what to do


For me it got currently fixed by make the smartobject again to a smartobject. But this is a lot of work with multiple files and also just makes the file even more complicated to work with.


System specs:

Adobe Photoshop Version: 22.3.1

macOS Big Sur Version 11.2.3 (20D91)

iMac Retina 5k 27" 2019

3 GHz 6 core Intel Core i5

Radeon Pro 570X 4GB



Bildschirmfoto 2021-04-22 um 11.08.16.png

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