In my experience there's a common misconception about what architectural photographers do and why their prices are what they are. I'm listed on the Photography and Architecture database which also blogs about the architecture photography profession. There are two posts that I find are informative and helpful for designers and architects who are looking to document their projects but aren't sure about what they're getting into.
Every photographer is different just as every client is different so it's always good to specify exactly what your photography expectations and needs are. Check out these two articles on the subject >>
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Krista Jahnke lives and works in Vancouver, BC and likes to ask