Photoshop losing Lens info from EXIF on TIFF files

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I noticed some of my final jpeg photos were losing the lens info and others weren't. So I tried a couple things and revised all my workflow only to find out the following:

I use Capture NX2 to save TIFF images out of the RAW and then I open them on PS (CS6).
The original RAWs all have the tag in them. I checked with Photoshop and Bridge that they are there.

If I open the file with Capture and save it to two different files:
One TIFF and a second one Jpeg, both of them will continue to show the tag with the Lens type (again, checked with Bridge and PS).

But here comes the tricky part: if I open these files with photoshop and SAVE AS jpeg (in the same way), the one that originated from a TIFF will strip the "" tag on the final picture, while the one that originated from a jpeg will not.

There seems to be a problem on how Photoshop interprets the Exif info while saving from an original TIFF file.
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I've noticed the same issue, but it also strips it from the TIFF when saved as a TIFF with just the Save Command. I have not been able to find much information on this issue.