Which option do you use when you sending the picture to Photoshop?
As far as I see it works as designed. There was created a new copy of the picture with all settings you have made before in LR. This file was opened in Photoshop. When you came back to LR you have a picture with all settings you made first in LR and the in PS. But you can never change the LR settings in this picture anymore.
Take a look here:
I use the command-E option.
That's exactly my problem. Is there a way to preserve the initial LR settings after editing in photoshop?
That TIFF file is a New file that although had been edited in LR as a Nikon NEF file it does not retain the LR (Actually the Adobe Camera RAW) edits in the history. It is a NEW File that has No LR edits at all. All those original edits have been Burned Into, been Included in, been Applied to, the file when sent to PS and Saved as a TIFF.
This is completely normal the way it should be.
So to answer you last question. There is no way to retain the histroy of edits made in LR to a new file created by PS.
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Actually, there is a way to retain the camera raw settings in LR through a Photoshop workflow, if you use instead the command:
Edit In > Open as Smart Object in Photoshop
The camera raw file with all the settings intact is embedded in the Photoshop document (or TIF), and can be accessed at any time in the future - but only by reopening the Photoshop document and then editing the smart object. You will not have access to the settings in Lightroom.
Here's a tutorial on this technique: