Batman is angling for top honors from the American Society of Cinematographers.
Wally Pfister, cinematographer on the Batman blockbuster "The Dark Knight," is among contenders for the society's prize at its Feb. 15 awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
The nominations, announced Wednesday, include two for Roger Deakins, for the domestic story "Revolutionary Road" and the Holocaust drama "The Reader." Deakins shares "The Reader" nomination with Chris Menges.
Also nominated are Anthony Dod Mantle for "Slumdog Millionaire" and Claudio Miranda for "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."