Three separate editions of Best Photography were published in 1957, 1959, and 1961 and a portfolio of Mills' work was featured in every edition.
Mills first opened his commercial photography studio in Hollywood in 1953, where he specialized in stock photography.
There is a new photo of by in the issue.
Because Playboy was hesitant to have a first time photographer for the magazine shoot Teddi Smith's centerfold, they hired William Graham to take on the task.
They are famous for appearing in the first James Bond film Dr No 1962 as well as being one of the few waterfalls in the world that empties into the sea.
After four more years of working full time for Chrysler and also operating the photo studio during nights and weekends, Edmund got the bug to move to Southern California and sold the studio to his brother Chester, who ran it for another 10 years.