This photo is fairly symmetrical, and the plain white background helps to emphasize the red straws and make them stand out. A bouquet of straws is not something that everyone would see everyday, but it makes for an interesting photo.
This photo of an egg whisker and eggs is unique because of the way it plays with shadows. It displays the whimsical shadows of the whisker on the eggs, which are directly used together. It also brings back the classic concept of photographing an egg.