Positioning of Figures View an example of how an image can be placed at different places in the document in ShareLaTeX To change the positioning of an image (and add caption and reference to it), we need to be able to treat it as an object inside the LaTex document. This object needs to have a few desirable properties -. First, if you want the \vspace to work at the beginning or end of a page, you should use the starred version (\vspace*). This would work, but \maketitle is a pretty complicated macro, and if used like in your example, it just puts the title at the second page. I need to put a figure in a specific position in a beamer presentation Does it have a solution using X and Y coordinate or another thing? What do I need to change in the following code? \begin.