Fitch earned a BA in Anthropology from University of California, Berkeley, in 1971 and an MA in Photography from University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, in 1978.
A guest lecturer at the University of Colorado, Boulder, in 1979, Fitch was a photography instructor at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque (1978-79). He was a teacher/supervisor at the ASUC Studio at University of California, Berkeley (1971-77).
In the film medium, he made a one-minute television spot for the Society of Nutritional Education, Berkeley, California, in 1976. Much of his work is done at dusk or night.
A member of SPE.