Important Scanning Workflow Guide
I highly recommend the Vuescan (TM) scanning software, from Hamrick Software, Inc., for your photo scanning. It is an excellent scanning program, and literally suited to hundreds of different dedicated scanning units and multipurpose printer/scanner units.
Vuescan author Ed Hamrick has also created an indispensible and concise guide to batch scanning operations. His...
Batch Scanning Tips -
I recommend that anyone with more than just a few photos to scan for digital photo post-processing work, examine, print out, and really absorb Ed Hamrick's knowledge and methods.
And you definitely can't go wrong by purchasing and using the Vuescan software!