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MATTHEW BRADY
Results are uncertain even among the more experienced photographers. - Matthew Brady

A spirit in my feet said 'go', and I went. - Matthew Brady - on why he photographed the Civil War.

The camera is the eye of history. - Matthew Brady

No one will ever know what I went through to secure those negatives. The world can never appreciate it. It changed the whole course of my life. - Matthew Brady - Written at the end of his life, penniless and bitter.

I had great trouble in making a natural picture. When I got him before the camera I asked if I might arrange his collar, and with that he began to pull it up. “Ah,” said Lincoln, “I see you want to shorten my neck.” “That’s just it,” I answered, and we both laughed. - Matthew Brady

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